If you've ever spent much time in the hospital, you know how bored you can get. That happened to me recently when I was in for quite a long stay.
I'd run out of books, got tired of TV and wasn't all that mobile. I was desperate for something to do. Luckily, a kind nurse turned up a Marvel coloring book and a tub of crayons. Kid stuff, but I was in no position to scoff.
For the first time since grade school, I put Crayola to paper and turned out quite a nice Captain America, even if his suit was deep black and his shield a shiny purple.
Wow, I had no idea how relaxing coloring could be for an adult. It's one of those singular tasks that requires all your focus – and none of it. Your hands and eyes take over and your mind feels free to wander where it will. Continue reading →
Stabilo is promoting its Point 88 range in the UK with a television commercial and a giveaway and an epic giveaway that runs through the end of March.
The commercial is short and to the point: You can make studying easier by using the various colors of Point 88 pens to group your notes and help find similar themes more easily.
To go along with the commercial, Stabilo is giving away a ton of awesome loot. There are five available prize packs that made up of the following:
A Stabilo satchel, an I ♥ School t-shirt, a felt iPad case, pencil shaped USB stick, friendship bracelet, bubbles, I ♥ School lanyard, 5 Mini Heroes, 24 Green Colour, Exam Grade pencils, Festival s’move pen, 5 Festival swingcool highlighters, 6 Festival tropikana pens, SMARTball pen, SMARTgraph pen, 8 mini neon highlighters, pen 68 wallet of 30, 4 neon highlighters, 6 pointball pens, 4 worker pens, roller set of point 88 and point 88 colour parade.
The haul looks like this:
For a chance to win, all you have to do is go to the Stabilo blog, fill in one question (the answer is 30), and provide your contact information. The first 1,000 entrants also will receive a 15-pack of Point 88 colored pens.
The contest is open only to UK residents. There are no age restrictions. Entries will be accepted until March 31.
The drawing will be held April 1 – no foolin'.
We at Tiger Pens are not eligible to enter, so we wish all of you the best of luck in scoring some great Stabilo swag.