Buying red ink is a bit of a minefield; some are more pink and others are more orange with the base colour being very obvious but once in a blue moon you come across a red that really is red. Continue reading “A Study In Scarlet”
Inks Of The Season – Christmas
Christmas is now a matter of days away, to be precise, as I write, in nineteen days it will be Christmas Eve and so I thought that this time I would choose a small range of colours that to me are part of Christmas. Continue reading “Inks Of The Season – Christmas”
A Blue Door At Wells Cathedral
If you haven’t been to the city of Wells and most particularly it’s Cathedral then you definitely need to add it to you list of things to do. The Cathedral is truly spectacular and is, I would say, one of the finest Cathedrals in England. Continue reading “A Blue Door At Wells Cathedral”
Inks Of The season – Autumn
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”
Ink Of The Month – August ’21 – Namiki Asa-Gao
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”
Ink Of The Month – July ‘21 – Beaufort Inks Roasted Red
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”
Ink Of The Month – June ‘21 – Montblanc Royal Blue
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”
Ink Of The Month – May ‘21 – Jinhao Red
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 – April ‘21 – Diamine Cherry Sunburst
Ink of the month for April comes from the Diamine Guitar Series. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – April ‘21 – Diamine Cherry Sunburst”
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