I like to work from the kitchen table. Sure, we actually have two desks in our house, with dedicated shelving space too, but that doesn’t work for me. I mean, one is basically just a home for the mountain of stuff I really need to sort out, and the other is in the coldest part of the
Frederik Fekkai once wrote that it is essential to choose a planner with a beautiful cover, as you’ll be looking at it every day. And I, being sixteen and endlessly impressionable at the time, memorised this line and made it my annual agonising mission to find such a thing, at a time when Paperchase stocked
What is it about new stationery that is so damn seductive? Nothing makes me feel like I have the potential to completely reinvent myself as a fascinating, raven-haired novelist like a blank notebook with a beautifully crafted cover. All those blank pages, full of possibility. I love good paper goods like a toddler loves Frozen
Time for a confession: there is one area where my minimalism and decluttering idealism goes out the window: stationery. I love stationery like a toddler loves a cardboard box. I just see it all as so full of possibility. Sometimes when I really love a journal a bit too much, I save it away, waiting
Hip hip hooray – a Sticker Stack giveaway! I’ve been obsessed with Korean stationery for years – since a time when you could really only buy it directly from Korea, requiring a Korean social security number, drop-shipping and all manner of subterfuge. Such are the lengths I will go to for a really nice notebook.