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Last March, we posted a Writing Wednesday on the topic of graphology – the field of handwriting analysis. The theory there is that the size, shape and spacing of one's handwriting can give away intimate personality details. But what...
Our Endpaper Blog posts are typically geared toward an older audience, but that doesn't mean we don't realise the importance of beginning to journal from a young age. All of the therapeutic and creative benefits that writing in a...
We are excited to announce that we are officially launching our Endpaper Blog newsletter today! We'll be sending a weekly digest of what's been happening on the blog (plus some exclusive newsletter-only content, too) so you can stay in...
This Saturday is Robbie Burns Day, an increasingly universal celebration of all things Scottish. Named for the famous 18th-century poet and lyricist, Scotland's "favourite son" Robert Burns, the day has been adopted around the world as a chance to...
Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside peoples’ personal journals to celebrate their creativity and inspire others. Message us at facebook@hartleyandmarks.com if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we wanted to show...
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. So what is the worth of those words used to describe such a picture? Two thousand words? We will let you decide the overall worth of the statements below, but...
The good folks behind InCoWriMo (International Correspondence Writing Month) have marked February as the month to get back into "vintage social media" – handwritten letters. And it's true! Before the days of email, Instagram and smartphones, people put pencil...
"Education is not the learning of facts but the training of the mind to think." Albert Einstein is famous for being one of the greatest minds of our time. Pioneering numerous discoveries in physics including the theory of relativity, and...
Here at our Vancouver office we know that we've been very, very lucky this winter. The cherry blossoms have been out for at least a month and the daffodils are in full bloom – sure signs that spring is...
"Spring brings an end to winterAnd a fresh beginning.It is a gentle farewellTo yesterdayAnd the birth of new hope."–Joan Walsh Anglund Every year we welcome spring with open arms, its brighter days and hints of blooms everywhere bringing to our...

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