Back In Black – The PenBBS 349


Ok so this isn’t one of the biggest selling albums of all time, incidentally Back In Black is the best of the biggest selling albums; what it is, is a very very nice black fountain pen made by the lovely people at PenBBS. Continue reading “Back In Black – The PenBBS 349”


The PenBBS 323 – A Truly Unique Pen

This was a pen I came across a while ago whilst looking to increase my collection of demonstrator pens but at the time it wasn’t a make I’d heard of and it seemed quite expensive compared to other pens from China, so I took a rain check on it. Continue reading “The PenBBS 323 – A Truly Unique Pen”

The Northumbrian Pen Company – Pen Roll For Five Pens


Some time ago when I was considering buying some pen blanks I came across The Turners Workshop and browsing the site I found they stock a range of pen storage solutions; however, the five pen leather pen roll, by The Northumbrian Pen Company, caught my eye. I didn’t buy one at the time but filed away a mental note to go back one day and have a second look at this pen roll. Continue reading “The Northumbrian Pen Company – Pen Roll For Five Pens”

Kaweco On The Orient Express – The Dia2

Firstly, my apologies to Agatha Christie.

Secondly, my title was inspired by the fact that, as far as I can ascertain, the original Dia was released in 1934, the same year as ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ and its successor the Dia2 is made to look like the original so it’s only a small leap of faith to imagine the original one in use on the famous train. Continue reading “Kaweco On The Orient Express – The Dia2”