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This year spring took its time to coming. Calgary, Alberta usually has earlier springs. At least that’s what I’ve been told. We are coming up to our forth year here and in those short years, its been true that we are warmer than Saskatchewan and Manitoba. 129 more words


NSW18: #stationerytheworldover with Pen Chalet [sponsored]

Mid-way through National Stationery Week we celebrate World Stationery Day, which is the perfect opportunity to introduce my international sponsor, Pen Chalet*. You might remember them from last year’s… 294 more words


News: Classic M205 Demonstrator Special Edition

Somewhat unexpectedly, news broke today about Pelikan’s next release for 2018.  This one hails from their Classic line-up which is Pelikan’s lower end fountain pen line.   585 more words


Review: Carolina Pen Company and the Custom pen

I’ve been following the Carolina Pen Company on instagram for a couple of months, just envying all the beautiful custom pens that Jonathon Brooks makes and sells. 455 more words



It is good to see the plants and blossoms coming out of hiding. Spring seemed to take an extra long time getting here this year. It is lovely to hear the birds singing outside my window and see green on the hills around the valley.


Back from the Future, Part II

A little while back, I offered a hair-raising trip through a pedestrian-filled San Francisco of yesteryear.  Let’s have a look at the other coast now. 43 more words


Blog: Mystery ink #16: Blue

This is my second post in the mystery ink series, the premise behind which is, a very generous man on fpgeeks.com sends out an ink sample to several participants who then review the ink and try and guess what it is. 223 more words