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Seven Seas “Writer” Tomoe River Paper Journal (Size A5): A Review

The Seven Seas “Writer” Tomoe River Paper Journal (Size A5):

A Review

 

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Cover Page for the Seven Seas Writer

I first fell in love with Tomoe River paper after buying a tablet from the Fountain Pen Network classifieds. So when I discovered a journal made out of Tomoe paper, I was very excited. If you’ve never used Tomoe River Paper, you are missing out on an impressive writing experience. Even though the paper is quite thin (52 gsm), it is fountain-pen friendly, smooth as glass (but not slick), and as lovely to touch as silk. Its subtle cream color is not too yellow to throw off the shade of your ink. The quality is impeccable. Even though Tomoe paper is thin, it has a magical quality that prevents bleed through (though there is slight show through). Even my wettest pens do well with this paper.

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My Worst Valentine’s Day Ever . . .

My Worst Valentine’s Day Ever . . .

It happened in high school, of course. When is Valentine’s Day ever fun in high school?  But this particular year, I was excited. It would be my first Valentine’s Day with a boyfriend. Unfortunately, by this time in our relationship, Morris Parker* and I had been on-again, off-again for several months.

But it was Valentine’s Day! And I had dreamy dreams of what a wonderful day it would be since I had a boyfriend! Continue reading My Worst Valentine’s Day Ever . . .