A Closer Look – April 2019

A Closer Look – April 2019

Ahh, April showers and the promise of spring… at least here in the northern hemisphere, April is a changeable feast of bank holidays and weird weather. Between all the unexpected days off and munching our Easter eggs, we put together a rather delightful...
A Closer Look: March 2019

A Closer Look: March 2019

Time for a closer nose at last month’s box: You can never have too many notebooks, so we started March’s selection around this lovely little A6 hardback notebook decorated with arrows. It’s ideal for a handbag, travel notes or writing that novel on...
A Closer Look – our February box

A Closer Look – our February box

Just in time for the March boxes to be wrapped & posted, here’s a closer peek at what was in February’s selection: Possibly the most awkward selection we’ve ever had to wrap, February did not arrive in our usual neat, letterbox-sized envelopes,...
An envelope of snippets part 18

An envelope of snippets part 18

This super useful how-to from the Letter Writers Alliance explains how to refill fountain pen ink cartridges 🙂 Our dream house has a library, a morning room for letter writing and a hidden door! The clocks go forward at the end of the month. Why not make this your...
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...
An envelope of snippets part 17

An envelope of snippets part 17

Done your clothes, books, paperwork, komondo and sentimental items? Don’t forget to apply Marie Kondo in your office! Valentine’s Day reminded us about the Bridegroom Oak. Thinking about booking a holiday? Science has figured out how long your break needs...
A closer look – January 2019

A closer look – January 2019

Ooooh, this was a particularly lovely box! January’s box contained a lovely mixture of quirky, cool and pretty stationery, with a total value of over £18. First up is a polaroid postcard featuring a distinctly whimsical balloon-powered flying house. It made us...