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A few of my favourite things #92

This weekly update is a chance for me to share the little lifestyle updates that don't really sit within the usual books and stationery posts. Typically they feature the things that have made me smile over the last seven days but last week was pretty uneventful. In fact, I almost didn't post this week's update.… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #92

Metallic pens from Spectrum Noir - review
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Hand lettering with Spectrum Noir

[I was gifted these items at Stationery Show London with no obligation to write about them. This post contains some affiliate links] As you probably already know, one of my goals this year is to learn hand lettering. I'd love to be able to create my own greetings cards and prints but I've always lacked… Continue reading Hand lettering with Spectrum Noir

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My goals for 2018

A couple of weeks ago I reflected on the goals I set for 2017 and, while I had a good stab at some of them, there are some I want to carry forward into the new year. I realised that these are the things I want to consistently do more of: 1. Make more time… Continue reading My goals for 2018

world calligraphy day 2017
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World Calligraphy Day 2017

When I heard that the Manuscript Pen Company were launching the first World Calligraphy Day, I knew it was something I had to get involved with. I've hated my handwriting for a long time (I swear it was ruined by learning shorthand!) and have been meaning to find the time to learn some hand lettering… Continue reading World Calligraphy Day 2017

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blogging, Books, Lifestyle

Saturday Share #87

I've been inspired by so many blog posts this week! It's all about creativity when it comes to my favourite blog posts this week, including podcasts, TED Talks, blogging tips and book recommendations. I totally need to give hand lettering a go too. I've read so many blog posts that I didn't know I needed… Continue reading Saturday Share #87

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Lifestyle, Parenthood

Saturday Share #75

There's plenty of fun blog posts to read in the run up to Christmas, along with places to visit (in Cornwall and globally) and relatable parenting. Enjoy! I used to think I was busy before I became a mum but as a working parent there just really aren't enough hours in the day. Rachel's post… Continue reading Saturday Share #75

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Books, crafting, geekery, Parenthood, stationery

Follow Friday #29

Just enough time for a little Follow Friday before I head off to Bedfordshire. I procrastinated a wee bit this week, spending last night searching the whole of Argos for suitable toys for Jenson for Christmas and this afternoon making the most of the November sunshine. I really need to take some time to read… Continue reading Follow Friday #29