Grab a beverage and settle down whilst I tell you the thrilling tale of a school bag and an idea that grew and grew.
Do you ever have one of those ideas that takes on a life of its own and before you know it its well and truly got way beyond what you thought it would be; this is the story of one of those ideas. Continue reading “The Hogwarts School Bag”
For a long time now I have been wanting to try out Krishna Inks and they have been very hard to come by but now Pure Pens are carrying them that just got a whole lot easier. A quick glance at the Krishna Inks page on the Pure Pens site shows you around forty-five different inks so there should be something for everyone. Continue reading “IOTM – October ’19 – Krishna Inks After Dark & Sindhoor”
In May last year I reviewed the Kaweco Dia2 and whilst I love the retro styling there was just something about the pen I was not happy with, so I cleaned it and put it into storage.
Continue reading “Kaweco Dia2 Nib Swap”
It’s the 1st September and that means it’s the first day of term at Hogwarts and all the students are busy boarding the Hogwarts Express on Platform 9 ¾ for the journey to school. Everyone has their tickets for the train and this year I have a ticket; albeit mine has been transfigured into a notebook. Continue reading “Hogwarts Express Ticket – Notebook.”
Every so often I order one of the Diamine 150th anniversary inks; I order them because not only do I think the cheese wedge bottle shape is interesting but because the colours are a little different from the every day. Continue reading “IOTM – September ’19 – Diamine Blue Velvet”
I have long been a fan of The Author notebooks and have twice written reviews about them; in August ’18 I wrote about a black one I had bought and later at Christmas I reviewed the red festive edition.
Now GLP Creations have released two new colours. A dark green (aka Forest Green) with an aged leather look cover and a sapphire blue (aka Navy Blue) again with a leather effect cover but this one is grain finish not aged. Continue reading “Meet the new Authors from GLP Creations”
This is my second brass Delike pen, my first was the Alpha (Delike’s answer to the Kaweco Brass Sport) which underwent a significant renovation to remove the coating and the deeply annoying ‘War & Peace” motif. Continue reading “The Delike Element – Pocket Pen”