Royal Mail are still experiencing delays but that they do seem to be improving. There are changes to many services including Special Delivery times, all details of which can be found here.

Japan & the Art of Creativity Tombow began its life as a purveyor of art and office supplies and designer writing equipment in 1913. Started by entrepreneur Harunosuke Ogawa when he was just 28 years old, he had worked as a wholesaler in Nihonbasi, Tokyo. During his time as a wholesaler, Ogawa became an expert in the four cornerstones of...

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We have a lot to thank the Ancient Mesopotamians for, including early forms of writing, rubber - which would be used in some of the first erasers, and copper. It is reported that it was 5-6000 years ago when the ability to extract and work with copper was first fully harnessed by ancient Mesopotamians. You may be asking yourself what...

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What do Bugs Bunny, Lennie Small, Holly Golightly, and Lolita have in common? They were all brought to life by the legendary creatives of the 1940's and 1950's who wielded the now legendary Blackwing pencil! From John Steinbeck, Quincy Jones, Sondheim & Bernstein, Nabokov, and Chuck 'what's up doc’ Jones to modern day artists, architects and musicians - frankly anyone...

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This article refers only to seasons 1-7 there are no season 8 spoilers Queue the theme tune…...'Winter' has been coming for 8 long years and now it’s all over!!! *puts Iron throne on eBay*. Game of Thrones has been a pop culture phenomenon that has taken the world by storm for the best part of a decade and has influenced; ...

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This one goes out to all the PENthusiast-cum-historians! Many of us have come across the rich and dynamic histories of the luxury pen powerhouses. From Parker in 1888’s Wisconsin; Rhode Island's Cross, created in 1846; Mont Blanc, established in 1906 in Hamburg; the Italian stallion that is Montegrappa - founded in 1912; and the Swiss Caran d’Ache joining the ranks...

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