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Back to school: stationery essentials

Back to school: stationery essentials

Shopping for school stationery is one of the great joys of a new academic year. In this article we’ll take a look at our back to school stationery shopping list to make sure you have all the essentials when your first lesson begins – not forgetting the best school pens,…
The best pen gift sets for Christmas 2020

The best pen gift sets for Christmas 2020

Christmas adverts are now showing on the TV and so we all know that Christmas is sneaking up on us rapidly. This month, we thought we’d showcase some of our favourite pen sets, which make wonderful gifts for friends and family, colleagues and employees — or yourself! If you like…
Autumnal stationery favourites

Autumnal stationery favourites

Here at The Pen Company we adore autumn — from the crunchy red, orange and brown leaves on the ground, to the crisp frosty morning air, to wrapping up in our soft and cosy scarves and gloves every time we leave the office. Above all we love the colours of…
Fabulous festive words from the past

Fabulous festive words from the past

We all know words such as “snowball”, “mistletoe” and “carols”, but what about “rumball”, “bubbly-jock” and “kissing bough”? There are some wonderful wintry words from the past which have fallen out of common use. Learn about them here, and why not try bringing them back with your friends and family…
Tips for keeping your New Year’s Resolutions

Tips for keeping your New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is edging closer, and with it comes the promises we make to ourselves to try and be a better person the following year. These promises come in many forms, although some of the most popular resolutions include getting fit, losing weight, quitting smoking, starting a new hobby…
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…