To celebrate 200 posts, I have a brand new, sealed copy of Grimm: Aunt Marie’s Book of Lore posted to anywhere in the world. Continue reading “Grimm Giveaway: Aunt Marie’s Book Of Lore”
A few days ago, I was in a supermarket and found myself staring at the chocolate selection when a bright red wrapper caught my attention and as I looked closely, I realised it was a chocolate I’d never come across before, Tony’s Chocolonely. Continue reading “Hints & Tips No.4 – Tony’s Chocolonely – The Ultimate Pen Rest”
Until about a month ago the only Narwhal I’d heard of was the whale that lives in the arctic; so when I heard there was a pen with the same name I set out to find out more. Continue reading “The Narwhal Original Demonstrator Fountain Pen”
As today is the first day of spring it seemed appropriate to post a review of a product that is environmentally positive, so here it is: Continue reading “Online Gives Water Bottles A 2nd Life – The Online 2nd Life Fountain Pen”
Today is Terry Pratchett Day so why not don your armour and join the Ankh Morpork City Watch for a tour of the great and noble city itself.
Enjoy a dubious ‘sausage in a bun’ followed by a drink or many in The Mended Drum where you will be guaranteed to meet some of the city’s more colourful characters.
Follow this with a trip along the Street Of Cunning Artificers where you can pick up a souvenir or two to commemorate your visit to the greatest city on the Disc.
And then join Susan’s grandfather for a curry………………………….
This was one of those purchases made between COVID-19 lockdowns on a very quick trip to my local Primark; where it caught my attention and I dropped one in the basket. Continue reading “Harry Potter and the Golden Wand”
This month’s Ink Of The Month is something a bit different. Writer’s Blood is the result of a collaboration between Diamine and the Reddit fountain pen community which has produced a wonderful dark cherry coloured ink. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – March ‘21 – Diamine Writer’s Blood”
The Musgrave Pencil Company of Shelbyville, Tennessee have been in the pencil business since 1916; so they know a thing or two about making pencils, so much so that if you browse their website you will see quite a range of pencils. Continue reading “The Musgrave Tennessee Red Pencil”
Since I first came across the Franklin Christoph website, I’ve wanted to own one of their Italian Ice demonstrator fountain pens; it’s been a long wait (they sell out very quickly) but at long last I have one. Continue reading “Model 31 Italian Ice by Franklin Christoph”
As Gryffindor Red was my Ink Of The Month for January I thought it only fitting that I find a gold ink for February to complete the Gryffindor house colours; so after some searching I came across Diamine Amber. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – February ‘21 – Diamine Amber”