As I write the 1st of September is just around the corner and that means the beginning of Autumn is nearly upon us and I thought instead of writing another Ink Of The Month I would, this time, choose some seasonal colours and write an Inks Of The Season. Continue reading “Inks Of The season – Autumn”
As you may have gathered (I do believe I might have mentioned it once or twice) I’m not a fan of the Lamy Safari and I don’t think it’s innovation just to bring out a new colour or two each year, however, this year, for me, is different. Continue reading “Autumn Lamy”
Welcome to the somewhat belated Ink Of The Month for August; I’m sorry about the delay but work on a couple of projects did not go as planned so I’m running a little late with things but I aim to catch up over the next few weeks.
So, anyway on with the review. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – August ’21 – Namiki Asa-Gao”
For July I dipped into my storage boxes and found a bottle of the unusually name Roasted Red from Beaufort Inks. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – July ‘21 – Beaufort Inks Roasted Red”
If I were to hazard a guess, I would say that the colour of fountain pen ink that sells more than any other would probably be blue and on the spectrum of blue inks it would be inks such as Royal Blue.
A true go anywhere ink, you can take a pen loaded with Royal Blue or similar pretty much anywhere and no one will bat an eyelid; it is a truly universal ink. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – June ‘21 – Montblanc Royal Blue”
This month it is the turn of Jinhao to be the Ink Of The Month and this one turned out to be quite a surprise. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – May ‘21 – Jinhao Red”
Ink of the month for April comes from the Diamine Guitar Series. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – April ‘21 – Diamine Cherry Sunburst”
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”
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”
As the year 2020 was coming to an end Montegrappa finally released their range of six Harry Potter inks; one for each of the four Hogwarts houses and one for the Knight Bus and one for the Threstrals. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – January ‘21 – Montegrappa Gryffindor Red”