First there was colouring and now we add gluing as a highly developed skill needed for the early 21st century office.

An afternoon spent gluing the flap down on allegedly self adhesive envelopes tends to suggest that predictions of the paperless office have been a little pre-mature.

When do we whip out the acrylic and start finger painting?

For the cultural purists out there, yes we know Perkins Paste discontinued a long time ago and as far as we are aware never came in the form of glue stick but its aesthetic beats the boring little yellow tube.