Blogmas: Ink Samples

When a pen is too personal to give and you don’t know which inks someone will like, go for ink samples. Pick a few to create a set of fun colours to try out. Add different brands, inks with different properties and maybe one of the most popular colours. Mix it up to surprise any fountain pen lover. Or give them an ink sample subscription to prolong the fun. Read More

Blogmas: Literary Book Gifts

Sometimes it’s hard to buy a book lover a book since you don’t know which ones they have or will get from other people. But you can look for other bookish gifts. Literary Book Gifts has the perfect non-book gifts for a book lover. Get your favourite classic on a high-quality shirt or tote bag. Read More

Blogmas: Shimmering Inks

One of the upsides of fountain pens is that you can use any kind of colour in your favourite pen. And fountain pen inks come in a whole spectrum of colours with special properties like shading, sheen or shimmers. Since it’s the holiday season I want to highlight the shimmering inks, one that leaves a Read More

Blogmas: Citrus Book Bindery

Who doesn’t like pretty notebooks? No one, right? Well, have I got a treat for you. Citrus Book Bindery makes gorgeous notebooks by hand and they feature incredible stitching on the cover. Who knew that you could make it look this beautiful? Citrus Book Bindery is run by wife-and-husband team, Fran and Ian McKay. Fran Read More

Movies And Books: 5 Movies About Books

There are many movies based on books and fewer movies that feature books prominently. Here’s a list of five movies that feature a specific book or books. Read More