Handwriting

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,…
Why handwriting is so important

Why handwriting is so important

With discussion in the news lately about whether schools should continue to teach cursive handwriting or not, you could be forgiven for seeing handwriting as an unimportant aspect of a modern, digital life. However, I believe that handwriting should be treasured, and I’ll outline the reasons why below. Sure, there’s…
Handwriting in History: Dick Turpin

Handwriting in History: Dick Turpin

Richard (“Dick”) Turpin (1705-1739) was a notorious highwayman in Georgian times. However, his story is actually full of more crimes than he is well known for. He started his work life as a butcher in Essex – following in his Father’s footsteps – however his ‘career’ later took a turn…