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BACK TO THE PEN: To encourage penmanship, Montblanc has been holding two-hour-long master classes, conducted by an experienced calligrapher, at its Mandarin Gallery boutique.

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BACK TO THE PEN: Husband-and-wife team Lex Acibar and Katrina Yu conduct calligraphy workshops and also create personalised cards and place card holders for events like wedding

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BACK TO THE PEN: Husband-and-wife team Lex Acibar and Katrina Yu conduct calligraphy workshops and also create personalised cards and place card holders for events like wedding

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DOING WELL: Ellia Writes is an online business which sells both off-the-shelf and customised items such as frameable posters and stickers

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‘Typewriters are beautiful to look at and no batteries are required to operate one.’ - Ms Hoh (above). She has about 30 typewriters

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‘Typewriters are beautiful to look at and no batteries are required to operate one.’ - Ms Hoh. She has about 30 typewriters

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MS CHAN: ‘Handwriting is romantic, personal, and not sterile at all.’

Power of the pen

Suffering from touchpad fatigue or the impersonal feel of emails and texts, more are turning to the romance of typing and - gasp - actually putting pen to paper.
Jan 17, 2015 5:50 AM

AS WE painstakingly practised our cursive longhand in the gridded pages of an exercise book in primary school, little did we know that penmanship would figure so little in our future. These days, while texting or snapping a selfie with one hand comes as easily as breathing, filling out a form or

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