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Are adult colouring books really causing a worldwide pencil shortage?

We investigate recent claims that adult colouring books are putting pressure on pencil manufacturers and uncover people’s favourite scribbling tools.

A variety of colouring pencils

Planning my next holiday with National Geographic Traveller

Julieta, lifestyle and travel blogger from Juliet Oscar Yankee, tells us how National Geographic Traveller magazine inspired her to plan her next trip…

A feature on San Francisco in National Geographic Traveller

Why I ride

Zoe from Splodz Blogz explains where her love of motorcycling stems from, and how her subscription to RiDE magazine has inspired future adventures…

Motorbike on a Scottish road

The importance of story time

Chantelle from Mama Mummy Mum explains how valuable story time is for children, and how her recent subscription to Storytime magazine has fared in her household…

Issue 20 of Storytime magazine

Lovely Bit O’ Crumpet

Victoria from The Style Journal tries out a crumpet recipe from Jamie magazine and shares the results with us…

Cooked crumpets and Jamie magazine

Our top 10 Etsy shops

Etsy written on a chalk board

London Craft Week is currently in full swing. Only in its second year, the event showcases exceptional craftsmanship from around the world via a programme of over 130 events across the capital. The line-up this year includes hidden workshops and exhibitions by both unknown makers and famous masters.

The monochrome photographer

Kerry from Missy Vintage reflects on her second year at university and how Black and White Photography magazine has helped her research…

Black and white photograph of sign

Why National Geographic Kids is perfect for children

Rebecca Smith from Futures explains why National Geographic Kids is perfect for inquisitive young minds… 

A baby polar bear on the cover of National Geographic Kids

Love Sewing magazine review

Vicky Myers from Vicky Myers Creations tells us how Love Sewing magazine has helped revive her passion for sewing…

An issue of Love Sewing magazine

Why I Love Look Magazine

Lifestyle and fashion blogger Heather Nixon from Of Beauty and Nothingness tells us why she loves Look magazine

A selection of issues of Look magazine