Fountain Pens

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2022-05-09: My new Precious!

2022-05-02: Inks: Platinum Carbon Black Robert Oster Honeybee (yellow) Sailor Manyo Haha (blue) A mix of Robert …

2022-04-24: And then there were three!

2022-04-03: Inks: Sailor Manyo Nekonayagi, Sailor Ink Studio 670, Sailor Shikiori Yamadori, TWSBI Tangerine, …

2022-04-01: Oops I did it again….. 3rd Scribo Piuma incoming…. #sorrynotsorry

2022-03-31: All the US pen folks are getting excited about going to pen shows again. I’m JEALOUS AS. I hope they …

2022-03-27: A review of sorts - new Iroshizuku ink colours (This set of Iroshizuku inks was provided to me free of charge by (https://penclassics.nz) [Pen …

2022-02-24: Sailor Ink Studio 670 on copy paper… I do love murky greens and yellows!

2022-02-21: And today here’s Kyo-no-oto Kokeiro on copy paper. The flexible Scribo nibs are so great for …

2022-02-14: A small thing that made me happy today: my Scribo Piuma plus Troublemaker Foxglove on regular copy …

2022-02-08: A review of sorts - the Surrokko fountain pen The Surrokko is, to the best of my knowledge, the first modern mass-produced fountain pen (and …

2022-01-28: Here’s a pen even @brad probably isn’t familiar with! Designed here in Aotearoa New Zealand. Review …

2022-01-24: Today’s page in my day-free Hobo, somewhat capturing my mood as Omicron arrives in NZ. Inks: Pelikan …

2022-01-10: NID! Courtesy of Pen Classics. A review will be forthcoming…

2022-01-05: Ink Mega Review! TWSBI 1791 inks Disclaimer: the five new TWSBI 1791 inks were supplied to me for free by Pen Classics for review …

2021-12-20: Packidges! New TWSBI inks to review courtesy of Pen Classics and gorgeous new accessories from …

2021-12-08: And then there were two!

2021-12-06: A review of sorts - Scribo Piuma The Scribo Piuma is pretty much my perfect pen. Here’s why. 1) Minimalism. A classic torpedo shape …

2021-12-03: Honestly I don’t find the Kaweco Sport very comfortable to use, but how could I NOT get the dark …

2021-11-30: The Tale of a Grail (and a Black Friday Sale) WARNING -WALL OF TEXT ALERT! I’m not sure where/when I first saw a photo of the Scribo Piuma in …

2021-11-19: A work desk still life.

2021-11-08: Sexy Beast (part 2 of the Stilo e Stile order) The tl;dr: Opus 88 make great pens. Some of their designs are eccentric and not all of them work for …

2021-11-04: Hello blog, long time no write What can I say. Weeks and weeks of COVID-19 lockdown with my desk and other spaces taken over by wfh …

2021-10-28: Today’s work pens: Waterman Expert bordeaux (series 1) and Opus 88 Koloro demonstrator.

2021-08-12: The struggle (to find the perfect ink) is real At work I use purple ink. (I’m part of a team of proofreaders, and we each have a designated ink …

2021-08-06: Ink: Organics Studio Willow Green

2021-07-22: A question WHY is 1.1mm the default/smallest size of stub nib available for most pen brands??? I love me a …

2021-07-18: A review of sorts - Girologio Grab n Go When an item is a niche product within a niche hobby it’s perhaps not surprising that few …

2021-07-12: Today's work pens Karas Kustoms Vertex in Galaxea and Bourbon on the Rocks. I love these- the perfect posted size for …

2021-07-08: Today's work pens

2021-07-05: Morena Tamaki Makaurau/ Good morning Auckland

2021-07-04: A review of sorts - Pebble Stationery Co. Antarctica Pocket Notebook I gather from Northern hemisphere blogs that Field Notes limited edition notebooks are Kind of a Big …

2021-07-03: Introductions are supposed to come first... But I’ve never been much good at Society anyway. So what the heck. Hi! I’m Stitchpunk and this is my …

2021-07-02: Today’s work pen 🖋- a Newton Pens custom Eastman Bamboo with a .7mm stub nib ground by Shawn. …