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Are You A Stationery Addict?

By 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 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 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 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

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!

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 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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Are We Moving Towards the Paperless Office?

By on February 10, 2015 in Office Life, Office Supplies, Paper with 0 Comments
Are We Moving Towards the Paperless Office?

It might be a digital age, but there’s still a lot of paper floating around in the world – around 400 million metric tons of it are produced globally every year. So in 2015, how far are we away from the paperless office? The answer is that most businesses are nowhere near managing without paper. […]

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We Love This LEGO Office Cubicle

We Love This LEGO Office Cubicle

We love this wonderfully accurate LEGO set showing an office worker flanked by his two trusty monitors while he chats with his colleague over a coffee and a cookie – and it could one day hit the shops. Submitted to LEGO Ideas by a user called Tobinsbricks, the model of this familiar scene could be […]

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