It’s nearly Christmas, and can I take the opportunity I wish everyone a blessed holiday season… For me Christmas is of course a wonderful time of year but one that tends to be taxing on the wallet. So I thought I would bring you a review of a fountain pen that won’t add to anyone’s […]Read more "Feeling the pinch: A review of the Jinhao 11 fountain pen"
Christmas is nearly upon us once again… So as the festive season approaches I know many of us are busy writing our Christmas cards and letters; hopefully sending them well before the postal deadlines mean that our Yuletide sentiments become unavoidably belated. I thought that I would give you a small insight into the three […]Read more "Have yourself a merry inky Christmas…"
I realised long ago that fountain pen users are a great bunch of folks… In the light of this I thought I would ask, due to the recent floods in Cumbria (for the geographically challenged that’s Cumbria in the North West of England),you to all to check out my “local” pen and fine stationery shop […]Read more "Spread some Christmas cheer to my local pen shop…"
Far be it from me to appear to break my own period of pen exile again so soon… But I confess there are still a few pens in my collection as yet unreviewed. Also my fellow pen aficionado, Ian Hedley, tweeted that he missed my reviews so I thought I might flex my probably much […]Read more "Just for Ian: A review of the Conklin Stylograph mosaic fountain pen"