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TOP 5 REASONS TO USE A FOUNTAIN PEN

For most of us our experience of fountain pens goes back to school days, with ink stained hands and smudged writing. At Pen Heaven we suspect most of us have since gravitated towards a ballpoint pen, and haven’t looked back. But in response to the digital age, there has been a trend towards the traditional craft of handwriting and the fountain pen. ‘Now that handwriting is a choice, not a chore, and there is a premium on the unique rather than the infinitely reproducible, people are beginning to discover, or rediscover, the thrill of pen and ink.’ Daisy Goodwin, Sunday Times 02/11/2014....

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Boromir warns again

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When you drop it....

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MAKE YOUR SNAIL MAIL BEAUTIFUL

Hand written letters are something extraordinary. Picking up your favourite pen, choosing ink and paper, then sitting down to scribe a side (or 5) to someone close to your heart. They brighten your day to receive them and can be a stress reliever to write. You’re likely to write about things you would never think of, if you were typing or texting. Make your snail mail beautiful by following these fun ideas. STAMPS So you’ve got to add a stamp or your snail mail isn’t going anywhere! But don’t just use the boring ones. You can request ones with pictures if buying...

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Man Surprises Entire Restaurant Staff After Experiencing Life Changing Miracle

A visitor from Seattle was really impressed with his Sunday dinner at Boka in Lincoln Park. The food and service from Boka Restaurant Group’s flagship restaurant made him so happy that he gave each of the restaurant’s 17 employees $100 bills. That $1,700 came in addition to tipping 39 percent — or $300 — on his $769 meal for six. The man, only identified as “Mike from Seattle” by a Boka spokesperson, tipped a total of $2,000. “Mike” took a kitchen tour and presented each worker with a $100 bill, the spokesperson added. He lauded the restaurant by telling staff...

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