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How writing can help with mental wellbeing

How writing can help with mental wellbeing

We are living in unprecedented and difficult times, and there isn’t one person who has been left unaffected by the pandemic in one way or another this year. Unfortunately, 2020 has taken a huge toll on the world’s mental health; this is due to loneliness, separation from friends and family,…
How to make amazing stationery in just an hour

How to make amazing stationery in just an hour

While many of our customers adore all things stationery and love to write letters, it can still be difficult to source beautiful letter writing sets; paper and envelopes that inspire you to get writing. So, in this article, we thought we’d show you how to make your own quality stationery…
A review of Staedtler’s Pigment Liners

A review of Staedtler’s Pigment Liners

As a fan of both writing and (amateur) drawing, it was only a matter of time until I added the highly regarded Staedtler Pigment Liners to my stationery collection. The Pigment Liners are available in black and a wide variety of colours. I knew I wanted the black fineliners for…
A guide to writing with a fountain pen

A guide to writing with a fountain pen

Writing with a fountain pen takes a certain level of experimentation and practice — your success is also very much dependent on factors such as your pen, your paper, and your technique. So, writing with a fountain pen is a somewhat subjective experience. That being said, if you are struggling…
A guide to mechanical pencils

A guide to mechanical pencils

Propelling pencils, also known as mechanical pencils, are a popular product on our site, so it’s time to dedicate a blog article to them. We sell a wide variety of pencils, including woodcase, clutch pencils, and mechanical pencils, but in this blog post we’ll focus exclusively on mechanical — or…
Five gold fountain pens you will love

Five gold fountain pens you will love

Gold has long been a popular colour and material for fountain pens — whether that is because of it’s aesthetics, its weight, or the luxury element. At The Pen Company, we stock a wide range of gold-coloured fountain pens, alongside pens made from real gold — so, whatever your reasons…
A brief guide to fineliner pens

A brief guide to fineliner pens

We sell a wide range of writing instruments at The Pen Company — from fountain pens to mechanical pencils and ballpoint pens. We also stock fineliners. We have decided to dedicate this article to the humble fineliner and take you on a journey of discovery regarding how fineliners work, their…
How to make your handwriting more beautiful

How to make your handwriting more beautiful

How often have you admired the penmanship of others and wondered why you drew the short straw when it comes to handwriting skills? Many people believe they are stuck with the handwriting they currently have, but this is far from true. In fact, with just a little practise and persistence,…