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REVIEW: LAMY Safari Petrol ink – 2017 Special Edition

REVIEW: LAMY Safari Petrol ink – 2017 Special Edition

Each year LAMY introduces a limited edition pen and matching ink colour for its popular LAMY Safari collection. This year it’s the LAMY Safari Petrol. There has been quite a bit o ...

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A Newbie’s Pen  Nib Test Drive – Helping you decide which pen to buy

A Newbie’s Pen Nib Test Drive – Helping you decide which pen to buy

As you can imagine, around the NoteMaker office there are plenty of pens to choose from. What’s interesting, to a novice like myself, is the choice of pen my colleagues favour – t ...

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LAMY Pen brand profile: German engineering, Bauhaus design

LAMY Pen brand profile: German engineering, Bauhaus design

A LAMY pen is built to work perfectly. This is at the heart of why LAMY creates such fine pens and why the LAMY Safari is the most popular fountain pen in the world. We stock a hu ...

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Ballpoint vs Rollerball – What is the difference between ballpoint and rollerball pens?

Ballpoint vs Rollerball – What is the difference between ballpoint and rollerball pens?

Being stationery experts, we get all sorts of questions at NoteMaker – including quite a few enquiries like “what is the difference between ballpoint and rollerball pens?” So when ...

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Fountain Pen 101: What to consider when buying a fountain pen

Fountain Pen 101: What to consider when buying a fountain pen

For many people a fountain pen evokes a bygone era; it is much like the use of a semi colon in punctuation! However, the writing experience of using a fountain pen works wonderful ...

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Ink Review: De Atramentis Fog Grey ink

Ink Review: De Atramentis Fog Grey ink

Lots of people love the document inks from De Atramentis – they’re one of very few actually available on the market, are truly permanent inks and they don’t clog your fountain pen ...

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Five essential organisational tools for a great 2016

Five essential organisational tools for a great 2016

Every year we have things we want to achieve, places we want to go, personal goals we want to meet. As each year seems to go by faster than the one before, it’s important to take ...

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Review: Platinum Preppy Fountain Pen 03 Fine, Blue-Black

Review: Platinum Preppy Fountain Pen 03 Fine, Blue-Black

New to Nibs: A fountain pen novice's review of Platinum's Preppy Fountain Pen. To a fountain pen novice like myself, the world of nibs, inks and cartridges is complicated, confusi ...

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Papier Tigre Notebook Review : A5 Tellus Ruled Notebook

Papier Tigre Notebook Review : A5 Tellus Ruled Notebook

The brand new range of Papier Tigre products have arrived in the NoteMaker office, all the way from Paris! Below, we try out the A5 ruled notebook with card cover, in the ‘Tellus’ ...

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Heartfelt: The Top Five Love Letters of All Time

Heartfelt: The Top Five Love Letters of All Time

With Valentine’s Day approaching, draw inspiration from history’s most beautiful love letters.  The five best love letters of all time 1. Johnny Cash to June Carter Cash The soulf ...

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