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Christmas card writing & etiquette tips

Christmas card writing & etiquette tips

We may live in a digital age, but Christmas cards are still very much alive and kicking, and what better way is there to share your festive well wishes with loved ones than in a beautiful handwritten card? Printed and personalised cards from the likes of Moonpig and similar are…
Gift ideas from The Pen Company

Gift ideas from The Pen Company

Christmas is coming, and while the goose is busy getting fat, the rest of us are stressing about what to buy our loved ones for gifts this year. Perhaps you have a stationery lover to buy for, somebody who likes to be organised, an artist, or maybe you need some…
The remarkable history of the Pencil

The remarkable history of the Pencil

The history of the pencil. This probably isn’t an article you’d expect to surprise or excite. However, the history of the beloved and humble pencil is far more complex than most people realise, which actually makes it rather a fascinating tale – encompassing many nations, a war, and some smuggling…
Why & how to keep a Health Journal

Why & how to keep a Health Journal

If you’re experiencing any kind of illness, a health journal is a great method of tracking symptoms. Even if you’re currently as fit as a fiddle, a health journal is still beneficial as it will provide an excellent comparison for you if you start experiencing changes in your health. I…
Win ANY 2017 Paperblanks diary!

Win ANY 2017 Paperblanks diary!

Thank you to everyone who entered this competition. It is now closed, and the winners are listed below in the Rafflecopter widget. Here at The Pen Company we understand that a diary is a personal thing, and everyone has different tastes and needs – whether you prefer a classic leather…
How to: First letter to a Pen Pal

How to: First letter to a Pen Pal

You could be the most conversational person in the world, but given a blank piece of paper and a pen with the exciting yet daunting task of writing to a new pen pal, anyone could be at a loss for words. So, how do you go about writing that all-important…
How to write an Apology Letter

How to write an Apology Letter

Sometimes, if you’ve upset someone with your words or actions, an apology in person is the best option. However, more often than not, an apology letter is a good alternative method, or a useful option when you’d like to apologise to somebody who doesn’t want to see you. Writing a letter…