Hand lettering and calligraphy practice pad - review

Tried and tested: Lettering resources

This post features affiliate links I've dabbled with lettering on and off for a couple of years but this year one of my goals is to actually master a technique or two. I've started to take it more seriously over the last couple of months and thought I'd share the resources I've used and note… Continue reading Tried and tested: Lettering resources

Back to school stationery shopping - WH Smith

A back to school stationery wish list

This post features affiliate links Whether you're about to start a new academic year, a new job, or you just want to update your stash, you'll love the goodies I've found this week. Paperchase, Ryman and WHSmith all have fantastic offers to help you with your stationery shop. Paperchase have 3 for 2 across 250… Continue reading A back to school stationery wish list

A girl power wish list
feminism, Lifestyle

A girl power wish list

I've been pinning the shit out of beautiful things I've found on the internet this week - and they've all got a girl power theme. Check out these beauties. T-shirt, £8.99, H&M Vajournal: Feminist Interactions & Interventions, £4.00, Oliver Bonas Notebook, £8.00, Paperchase (scrapbook and pouch also available) Mug, £10.00, Paperchase (shopper bag also available)… Continue reading A girl power wish list

birthday christmas list 2017
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

My 2017 birthday/Christmas wish list

In case I've not mentioned it enough already, I turn 30 at the end of the month - eek! People have been warned against surprise parties, speeches, singing and any memorabilia with my age on but, ya know, presents are always gratefully received. I'm not a monster! Now that I'm old there's nothing I really… Continue reading My 2017 birthday/Christmas wish list

stationery wish list

A stationery wish list

You may remember that I used to do 'item of the day' posts, where I'd share my favourite finds. I recently decided to switch to semi-regular wish list posts instead. It's been a while since the last one but I've continued to bookmark some of my favourite little treats and now it's time to share… Continue reading A stationery wish list

mothers day 2017 gift guide
Lifestyle, stationery

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2017

Despite my mum being a regular reader of this blog I can comfortably post a Mother's Day Gift Guide without spoiling anything for her. This year I'm giving her the gift of a child-free afternoon with me - which she knows about because I had to make sure she wasn't working! We're off to see… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2017

no probllama stationery from paperchase
Lifestyle, stationery

Item of the day: No Probllama stationery range from Paperchase

The best thing about Paperchase's No Probllama range isn't the rather adorable little llamas, it's actually the freaking awesome pom poms! Check out the goals pad, complete with pom pom pen and paperclips for £6.00. The set of drawers is cute as hell too. Goals desk pad, £6.00, set of drawers, £15.00

mini flag decoration from paperchase

Item of the day: Mini flag decoration from Paperchase

Warning: don't head over to the Paperchase website at the moment unless you want to lose hours swooning over a load of bleddy gorgeous things. Their gift section is incredible in the run up to Valentine's Day and Mother's Day. We don't really 'do' Valentine's Day in our house but I'm a bit in love… Continue reading Item of the day: Mini flag decoration from Paperchase

gifts for bookworms 2016
Books, Lifestyle, stationery

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms

This is always a fun gift guide to put together - and stressful, as I remind myself what literary goodies I've already shared recently. Got a bookworm in your life? Looking to treat yourself? There are some great boxsets and accessories here, if I may say so myself. Roald Dahl centenary boxed set, Wordery, £59.97… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms