I know this Thanksgiving will not be easy for anyone but I just wanted to wish you all a happy Thanksgiving.
Best wishes and stay safe,
This is the first of an occasional ‘Hints & Tips’ series and I thought I would kick off with something seasonal. Continue reading “Hints & Tips: Ink Storage with After Eight Mints”
The number of products being made from recycled materials is growing all the time but it’s not often you find something made from discarded take away drink cups. In fact, many people still believe that these cups cannot be recycled; how wrong can you be because today’s review is a sketch book made using the CupCylcling technology of James Cropper. Continue reading “Made From Coffee Cups, Seabright’s A4 Landscape CupCycling™ ECO Sketchbook”
As a person with an ink collection that could politely be described as ‘substantial’ you wouldn’t think that there would be much on the market that I would want to add to it. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – November ’20 – Diamine Red Dragon”
Ok, today’s post is a quick one and it is based on advice posted on Fountain Pen Network (FPN), my apologies to the original author for not being able to credit appropriately. Continue reading “The 10 Minute Project – Fixing A Slippery Section On A TWSBI 580AL”
We live in a world where you would be hard pressed to find a material that has not been used to create part or all of a fountain pen and design is only limited by the imagination. And over forty years ago the imagination of Haruo Umeda (aka Mr Fountain Pen) created the Platinum 3776 Gathered and since its creation it has stood out as a truly unique fountain pen; if it wasn’t most of us would probably never have heard of it. Continue reading “A most unusual fountain pen, the Platinum 3776 Gathered “
Iguanasell are based in Madrid and have been in business since around 2008 selling luxury goods including pens, watches, bags, cufflinks et cetera. But until two weeks ago I had never really taken a lot of notice of them; I had heard positive feedback but as Madrid is not ‘local’ to me I think I had simply not considered them as an option.
With Hallowe’en fast approaching its pumpkin time again and therefore it is rather fitting that this month’s ink is the wonderful orange ink, Pumpkin Patch by Ferris Wheel Press. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – October ’20 – Pumpkin Patch By Ferris Wheel Press”