Monthly Archives: October 2015

  • Notes on Great Note-Taking

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    Note taking is a vital life skill most of use throughout our lives, from school to university and work. Perhaps you have fond memories of brightly coloured highlighters, or not so fond ones of scribbling the few discernible words you could gather from your
    professor. Either way, notes are an essential tool in helping us make sense of the information we are presented with, which we can then remember at a later date. Good notes make utter sense when you return to them, with enough impact to be memorable.…
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  • Lead Sizes for Mechanical Pencils

    Since their beginnings in the early 19th century, the mechanical pencil (sometimes called a propelling pencil) has come a long way. With advancements in technology allowing for stronger, more robust ‘leads’ and continual improvements to the internal
    gripping mechanism, mechanical pencils have become the handy go to for all occasions; enabling both technical precision, and artistic flair. Mechanical pencils have diversified over the years to hold a range of different lead sizes. The lead size…
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  • Fountain Pen Ink Colour Comparison

    When it comes to writing we can all be rather particular about the ink we use and the colour is a key part of this. Maybe you like a bright blue. Maybe you need black for work and it needs to be truly black, not some wishy washy grey. Fountain pen inks
    come in such a range of colours and the manufacturers generally name them all with non-descript titles that give no indication of what you’re really getting. We here at Pen Heaven decided enough was enough. So our ink colour comparison was born.…
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