For Ink Of The Month in January ’20 I decided to try out an ink I have heard a lot about, Monteverde Horizon Blue. This ink has been around for a while now and has quite a following, and I thought it about time that I dipped my toe in the ink and see what this blue is all about. Continue reading “IOTM – January ’20 – Monteverde Horizon Blue Ink”
Welcome to Ink Of The Month for December ’19
Lamy is one of those brands that I have very mixed feelings about; on the one hand I admire the build quality and reliability of their pens but on the other hand I really don’t like the triangular section on the Safari/Al Star range, in my opinion it is long overdue for a design overhaul. Continue reading “IOTM – December ’19 – Lamy Crystal Ink Azurite”
I don’t often write ink reviews outside of ‘Ink Of The Month’ but every so often an ink comes along that deserves its own review and Tanzanite Sky is just such an ink. Continue reading “Tanzanite Sky By Ferris Wheel Press”
Welcome to Ink Of The Month for November ’19.
This month I had a plan, but thanks to Nick Stewart it changed when I read his excellent review of Diamine’s Bloody Brexit ink, a wonderful blue/red sheening ink that Nick got some exceptional results from. Continue reading “IOTM – November ’19 – Diamine Bloody Brexit”
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”
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”