Published! A celebration.

It is easy to feel history when you are walking down a 500 year old cobblestone road in Italy. Our story – the story of billions of people have flowed down such roads every day. A story that is worn into the stones and written on the walls. You can see it and you can…

Japanese typewriters: New to the collection

A little while ago a friend of mine by the name of John Munroe sent me this great little Olivetti 32 ‘Katakana’ typewriter. I’d been keeping an eye out for such a machine for a number of years now, but as you may expect – such typewriters are generally non existent in markets that are…

Jillian’s Typewriter.

  Michael Clemens on the typosphere page recently set a  challenge to us typewriter fanatics for typewriter day to “honour your roots“. Well, I don’t think I can do that any better than to talk about a typewriter that has more personal significance to me than any other in my collection. This the typewriter that belonged…

A little trip to a big city – Hong Kong

  A tram travels along Hennessy Road on the main (Hong Kong) island late in the afternoon. ….somewhere in an office tower. And yes, there will be typewriters. But stay tuned, as I have some truly fascinating corners of this part of the world to tell you about.