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This may be my last entry…

Today I have had enough time on my hands to get down to some proper doodling and it has made me realise that I need to build up a bit of an arsenal.

I collect cheap fountain pens – it’s a bit of a niche hobby but an interesting one all the same. In my collection I have a set of Platinum Preppys which are ultra-cheap semi-disposable fountain pens. They aren’t great quality but they are really reliable and among some of the best pens I have used. I have decided to invest in a couple of new extra-fine nibbed ones for doodling.
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This may be my last entry…

It’s been a testing old day today. I have been working my way through an easy-sounding but nasty piece of coding and I’m having to use baby steps all the way. It’s interesting though and, judging by my ear fluttering, a bit stressful.

Before getting on the train I ran off to the local Muji store to have a look at their pencils. Read More

This may be my last entry…

Just a quick one – I’m supposed to be getting an early night!

Would I be right in thinking that adult colouring came from people not knowing what to do with their completed zentangles?

Thanks for reading, now draw and colour.

This may be my last entry…

From now on, unless something monumental happens, Saturday entries will be for poetry.

The weekend again,
I crave its embrace but then,
So little to say!

Thanks for reading, now a little haiku never hurt anyone.

This may be my last entry…

*self-satisfied nasal hmmmmnnnn*

I begin with the mating call of the middle class suburbanite male because I have succumbed to the hip-as-you-like but probably dying-out-faster-than-the-Zimbabwean-Lion craze of Adult colouring.

As you may know, I think there is a place for mindfulness in everyone’s life. It helps to conquer frustration, calm and centre you and generally make life better. Unlike some people though, I struggle with the daily routine. It can be tough to do when there seems to be so much else going on (ironically, that’s the entire point of it right there). So if colouring can help then why not use it? Read More