Meet the brand: Kaweco

Meet the brand: Kaweco

Kaweco dates back to Heidelberg in 1883 when it was originally founded as the Heidelberger Federhalterfabrik (Heidelberg Dip Pen Factory) manufacturing wooden dip pens with golden nibs that were imported from Morton in New York. In 1908 the company patented its first safety fountain pen, a significant development in the…
How to write & use a bucket list

How to write & use a bucket list

A bucket list is essentially a list of things you’d like to do in your lifetime. This can include activities, events and places you’d like to visit, people you’d like to meet, skills you’d like to learn, and more. Your bucket list is personal to you and reflects your life’s…
Ink review: Graf von Faber-Castell in Deep Sea Green

Ink review: Graf von Faber-Castell in Deep Sea Green

Details: Ink name: Graf von Faber-Castell in Deep Sea Green Unit capacity: 75 ml (in a glass flacon) Price: £25/25 € Price per ml: 22p/ca. 0,33 € Handwritten review on Leuchtturm 1917 paper Graf von Faber-Castell Deep Sea Green is an ink that is slightly similar to Pelikan Edelstein Aquamarine, but with a twist. It is a…
4 reasons you will love Postcrossing

4 reasons you will love Postcrossing

Postcrossing has become quite well-known I think, but if you’ve not heard of it until now, it is an online project which involves the sending and receiving of postcards around the world. I only signed up recently, but I am hooked! If you love letter-writing, snail mail, and learning about…
How to journal with your child

How to journal with your child

When your children are young, it is often easy to build a connection with them as it is more about physical actions — you feed them, tickle them, and play with them, and they love it. However, as children get older, that connection can be harder to maintain — especially…
How to write an ode

How to write an ode

Writing an ode can be lots of fun and can really get that creativity flowing; it is a great way to celebrate someone or something that you love. Would you like to know how to write an ode? We have brought together some top tips for you on how to…
Postal games to play with pen pals

Postal games to play with pen pals

Add an extra level of fun to your pen pal letters by including an activity in the envelope for your friend to complete. Playing a game through the post may sound a little laborious, but actually it can be really entertaining. I’ve collected together five ideas below for games you…