Are Expensive Writing Pens Really Worth It?

Why Do You Want to get an Expensive Pen

Are expensive pens really worth it? At some point in our lives, we have all seen a glossy advert for an expensive pen from one of the luxury pen bands and been tempted to buy it. Some of us may have even parted with our hard-earned dollars to purchase this latest object of our desires. For those that have, they will already know for themselves if buying that expensive pen was worth the cost and fulfilled their needs.

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Top 5 Safety Tips for Pen Pals

Top 5 Safety Tips For Pen Pals

Building a friendship with a pen pal either by email, online messaging or snail mail can be one of the most rewarding things that you can do. There are many reasons that people decide to be pen pals it may be that they want to increase their circle of friends, learn a new language or want to learn more about the everyday way of life in a new culture.

However, before you rush off to find your new pen pal there are several precautions that you should initially take to remain safe. The likelihood of anything bad happening to you by exchanging addresses especially if you can validate the other person’s lives in another country is very low.

But that does not mean that you should throw caution to the wind, here are our top 5 safety tips:

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What is a Pen Pal / Pen Friend?

What is a Pen Pal

You have probably heard the phrase “pen pal” but are now wondering what is a pen pal? should I get a one? where would I find one and if I do what are the benefits? In simple terms pen pals which are sometimes referred to as pen friends are two people who write letters to each other but here is much more to having a pen pal than sending the occasional letter. In this guide, we will show you everything that you need to know so that you can go and find your first pen pal.

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10 Amazing Photos of Dogs Posing With Fountain Pens

Dog with Pink Crab PenHolder Fountain Pen on Nose

I love browsing Reddit and one of my favorite places is /r/fountainpens  which is described by Reddit as “A community for fountain pen enthusiasts, from the novice to the collector.”

It is a great place to browse and you can share news and content or comment on other people’s posts. The latest craze is people posting pictures of their dogs posing with a fountain pen. What’s not to like everyone loves cute and cuddly pets and we are all fountain pen enthusiasts.

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Note Taking Handwriting vs Typing

Handwriting vs Typing

Today with the ever-increasing use of technology such as tablets, smartphones, and laptops people are writing a lot less than ever before.  But is it better to handwrite notes or type them on a laptop?

An increasing number of school’s colleges and universities are allowing students to have a laptop in the classroom or during lectures to take notes with.

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