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First-rate Finds: Gigi the office copy-girl

Let me introduce you to a handy friend of mine. I call her Gigi: Keeper of the Carbon Paper and Unabashed Fan of all things Beige and Tan. 312 more words

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149 - 16 June 2017 - Lucienne Day

Finding a use for a honeycomb ground I printed the other day (thanks, Ikea!) and an old obituary photograph I’d kept of the designer Lucienne Day. 34 more words


Memory Lane: What is This?

It sure has been a long time since I saw one of these. Empires rise and fall in less time.

Do you know what this is? 62 more words

Memory Lane

Plath poems identified in carbon paper

An article in The Guardian reports on the work of Gail Crowther and Peter K Steinberg, who identified two previously unknown poems by Sylvia Plath. The poems were on carbon paper found in the back of an old notebook owned by Sylvia Plath. 114 more words


We've come a long way, baby

Among a box of goodies I received for Mother’s Day was a book: The McGraw Hill Author’s Book, copyright 1955.  I think it was intended as a curiosity from my daughter-in-law, who is an antique/collectibles dealer and who comes across curious items in her search for treasures at flea markets, yard and garage sales, and estate sales. 523 more words


Pelikan, Brief(ly)

I just received some new (old) carbon paper sheets by Pelikan.  Yes, I type. Yes, I use carbon paper for my own copies.

I like the photo on the box- so hip!   111 more words