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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 keep a Dream Journal

How to keep a Dream Journal

If you regularly experience vivid dreams, struggle to recall your dreams, would like to track your dream patterns, would like to attempt to interpret your dreams, or would like to boost your waking creativity, then keeping a dream journal might be just the thing for you. Not only could it…
What to write in a Wedding Guestbook

What to write in a Wedding Guestbook

We’ve all been there; you’re relaxing and enjoying yourself at a wedding, when suddenly the guest book is in your hands, and the pressure is on. If it’s not passed to you, you’ll no doubt be asked several times during the wedding party if you’ve signed it, so there’s no…
How to keep a Travel Journal

How to keep a Travel Journal

  Maybe you’re going on a lovely two week holiday to Greece this summer with your other half, or perhaps you’re embarking on a gap year adventure around the world with a group of your closest friends. Whichever camp you fall into, I can guarantee that further down the line…
How to clean your fountain pen nib

How to clean your fountain pen nib

Your fountain pen’s nib should be regularly cleaned to ensure it’s free from dried ink; once a month is recommended, and certainly at least once every two months, but obviously if you have any problems or issues writing with your fountain pen then it may be that it needs to…
How to write a great wedding speech

How to write a great wedding speech

They say weddings are stressful events to organise, but I think it is arguable that writing a wedding speech is one of the hardest and most daunting tasks of the big day. This wonderful yet unenviable task is often expected of the Best Man, the Father of the Bride, and…
18 Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas

18 Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas

In case you needed another reason to buy a pen or pencil for a loved one this Christmas, I’d like to point out that the boxes they come in tend to be really easy to wrap! I personally enjoy gift wrapping, but I know many people who don’t, and so…