My dream desk

What would your dream desk look like? How do you imagine your working space? I certainly have dreams of a beautifully organised desk. Depending on my mood the desk and surrounding surfaces might be almost empty except for a beautiful carefully chosen pen and notebook....
A scratch of pens and a clatter of typewriters?

A scratch of pens and a clatter of typewriters?

I’m a bit of an English geek. I suspect you might be, too. As other people collect stamps, or coins, or teddy bears, I collect words. Collective nouns are some of my favourites – there’s a glorious set of illustrations by Woop Studios (who worked on Harry Potter!) and...
The minimalist pencil case

The minimalist pencil case

Let me begin by stating the obvious: pencil cases are for storing pens and pencils. This is fine and straightforward. If you find that you have more pencils than case you can simply acquire a second or third as your needs dictate. I failed to acknowledge one key...