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You can’t buy time

You can’t buy time

Top tips to improve your time management skills Despite what people say, time is not a commodity. It cannot be traded, expanded or reduced. It is fixed. Our perception of time, however, is another concept. How often do you think at 4pm “Where has the day gone?” and go into panic mode to try to […]

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GDPR – the final countdown

By Paperstone on May 21, 2018 in Legal, Office Supplies, Office Workers, Security Products with 0 Comments
GDPR – the final countdown

GDPR the final countdown – tips to keep your data secure Just a few days from now, your office security is going to be more important than it’s ever been – thanks to the new GDPR. Under these tougher rules, organisations must protect their customer, supplier and employee data or fall foul of potentially crippling […]

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Are You A Stationery Addict?

By Paperstone on March 10, 2017 in Fun, Office Supplies with 0 Comments
Are You A Stationery Addict?

Are you a stationeryphile, a passionate lover of notebooks and pens to the point of addiction? Here are some of the tell-tale signs that you may need to join Stationery Addicts Anonymous: When visiting a big stationery store, you find yourself physically caressing every type of notebook, especially the posh journals with embroidered or leather […]

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Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Ever

By Paperstone on January 10, 2017 in Office Supplies, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Ever

Would you like 2017 to be your most productive year ever? Here are some tips for sharpening your creative mind and keeping focused on your top goals. Spend a few hours brainstorming every area of your life and identifying your priorities for work, leisure, relationships, finance and so on. To do this effectively, shut yourself […]

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What Links Correction Fluid and MTV?

What Links Correction Fluid and MTV?

Here’s a stationery story with a musical twist. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin… In the far off days before word processors existed, when documents were bashed out on typewriters, making a mistake was a BIG problem. There was no ‘delete’ key, so red-faced typists had to use an ink rubber which could damage […]

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Summer Stationery

By Paperstone on August 9, 2016 in Fun, Office Supplies with 0 Comments
Summer Stationery

Have you noticed that people often buy novelty stationery items as holiday memorabilia? In a blur of sunshine and cocktails, pens shaped like the Eiffel Tower or Statue of Liberty seem to have a certain appeal. But when it comes to holiday-themed stationery, the humble postcard is undisputed King. So this summer will you be […]

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Stationery Magic!

By Paperstone on August 3, 2015 in Fun, Office Supplies, Paperclips with 0 Comments
Stationery Magic!

Did you know it’s good to occasionally stop all the serious stuff in the office, and let your inner child run free? Raid the stationery cupboard and see what you can make just for a bit of fun, or tell us about your ideas, magic tricks and inventions. We had a quick look online to […]

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To Write Is To Be Human – Save The Skill of Handwriting

By Paperstone on April 26, 2015 in Office Supplies, Office Supplies Industry News with 0 Comments
To Write Is To Be Human – Save The Skill of Handwriting

“To write is to be human” – so says the National Handwriting Association, an organization set up to safeguard the vital skill of writing by hand. The Association says handwriting is both an ancient art and a modern tool which makes our lives easier in so many ways, but is now under threat of extinction. […]

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National Stationery Week 2015 Is Almost Here!

By Paperstone on April 24, 2015 in Office Supplies, Office Supplies Industry News with 0 Comments
National Stationery Week 2015 Is Almost Here!

National Stationery Week (April 27- May 3) will celebrate the written word and all the wonderful products which make it possible – and enjoyable – to write: lovely pens and pencils, beautiful writing paper, cards, and much more. There’s no such thing as too much nice stationery! National Stationery Week also sees the launch of #WorldStationeryDay […]

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Essential Reading for Stationery Fans

By Paperstone on March 27, 2015 in Fun, Office Supplies with 0 Comments
Essential Reading for Stationery Fans

Are you a stationery fanatic? If so, here’s an idea for your Amazon wish list: a new hardcover version of a rather quirky read by author James Ward. The Perfection of the Paper Clip: Curious Tales of Invention, Accidental Genius, and Stationery Obsession explores how the items in our stationery cupboards were invented, and the […]

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