In addition to fulfilling all your reading requirements we also provide a wide range of stationery, cards and beautiful pens. We try to source our stationery from around the U.K. and do our best to find designs that are unique to our shops.

Cards & Notelets

Both our stores have extensive card ranges, many of which are art based. We especially like

Art Angels, Art File, Canns Down Press, Green Pebble, Wrendale Designs, Emma Ball, Curious Inksmith.

You will also find a fine selection of notelets from

Toasted Crumpet, Ling Design, Great British Card Company, Museums and Galleries.

Gift Wrap

We have a range of gift wrap including some beautiful designs from Art Angels, Toasted Crumpet, and Cambridge Imprint.

Diaries & Address Books

We stock address books, including the beautifully illustrated Mairi Hedderwick Hebridean range and Wrendale Designs featuring the glorious artwork from Hannah Dale.

Along with Collins and Letts diaries we also carry other ranges including Moleskine, Wrendale and Emma Ball.

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Our stock of journals includes everything from pocket size to A4, in a variety of finishes, including leather. We have Claire Fontaine, Moleskine, Rhodia, and Cathian Leather.

Our newest notebooks are the lovely range from Dingbats* we have both the Wildlife and Earth Collection. Dingbats* are eco-friendly, in fact the Earth Collection highlights the fragile eco-systems around the globe. Even though the notebooks are also vegan friendly and recyclable, there is no loss of quality in the design, finish, and the 100gsm cream, acid free paper copes well with most pens, including fountain. A recent addition to our pen stock is Atopen from Dingbats*, which is great for art, calligraphy and bullet journaling.

Whilst our blank journals have many uses, we also stock journals designed for specific purposes. We have baby journals, birdwatching journals, book journals, cookery journals, travel journals, and more! Our stores can also supply you with quality leather journals, including Condolence and Remembrance books.

Sketchbooks and art supplies

Another range that we have recently extended is our sketchbooks and art supplies. As well as Moleskine we now carry Crok’book, Flying Spirit, Paint’on sketchbooks and Goldline watercolour pads from Claire Fontaine and Inspira Animalia notebooks. These all come in a variety of sizes.

Our art supplies include Derwent sketch pencils, Posca pens, Windsor and Newton putty rubbers and charcoal.

Jigsaws and Games

Jigsaws and games have proved to be popular and we continue to have a wide range of these available. We have jigsaws from Usborne Publishing for little ones up to 1000-piece ones for more experienced puzzlers. The designers of some of our stationery such as Angela Harding, Annie Soudain, and Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris also produce jigsaws.

Games range from playing cards, including Happy Families, Dobble, and Exploding Kittens, to board games such as Catan, Carcassonne, Dixit and Ticket to Ride.


Our shops can supply you with book-themed gifts including mugs and pouches. Several of our stationery suppliers also provide gift items now, from mugs and tea towels to cuddly toys, scarves and handbags.

We continuously update our range of stationery and gifts.

Rediscover the pleasure of writing


Allied to our love of reading is our love of the art of writing, our Elgin shop holds a wide range of beautiful pens to suit all budgets and tastes. We stock a range of classic and contemporary designs from CrossParkerWaterman, Sheaffer, Herbin and more. From luxury gift items, to simple everyday pens, we have something for everyone.

If you are looking for that special gift for a graduation, birthday, retirement, anniversary, a beautiful pen to sign the register on your special day or want to treat yourself contact our shop. Our staff will be happy to help you make an informed decision.

If we do not have what you are looking for, we will do our best to find it for you.

Writing Accessories

To complement our selection of beautiful pens we also offer a range of writing accessories.

Rediscover the pleasure of writing with stationery from G Lalo of Paris. The quality and elegance of their writing paper and stationery has proved popular with both staff and customers. The writing paper is inlaid and comes in a variety of colours, and the matching envelopes are tissue lined.

To add to the experience why not try one of our scented or coloured inks from J. Herbin which come in bottles or cartridges. We also carry refills for most types and brand of pen.

We can also supply a range of quality handmade leather goods, including blotters, pencil and writing cases in a variety of sizes and colours.