A Stationery Staycation

A Stationery Staycation

It’s swelteringly hot, not a cloud in the sky and it truly feels like summer. And this year, for most of us, going abroad isn’t an option, so how about a stationery staycation? We’re having staycations, too, and we thought we’d share some of...
The joys of a lap tray office

The joys of a lap tray office

There are things I do which, when others find out about them, seem really weird – even though to me they seem totally normal. Having a lap tray office is one of them. Working anywhere When the internet got excited about the rise of the digital nomad, I could see...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

You were up bright and early (or the kids were). Then you had Bucks Fizz for breakfast. The presents are opened. Meanwhile, the cats are having a great time in the discarded wrapping paper, and Christmas lunch is in the oven. It’s Christmas. You absolutely...
Why our boxes aren’t boxes

Why our boxes aren’t boxes

We’re often referred to as a stationery subscription box company. Technically we are, but if you’ve subscribed to or ordered from us, you’ll notice a slightly random thing… Our boxes AREN’T BOXES. So why would we do such a heinous thing? Why...
London love

London love

As we head off to the capital for this year’s stationery trade shows (squeak!), we thought it was about time we put together some more London bundles. Though the city can be busy and overwhelming, London has its own unique magic – and it does weave its...
The hidden secrets on your bookshelves

The hidden secrets on your bookshelves

Libraries are wonderful places for secrets. I didn’t realise until I started working in one just how many things are left in books unintentionally. Open a book from your local library and you might well find unexpected ephemera hidden inside. Shopping lists,...