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 “Ink Of The Month – 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 “Ink Of The Month – 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 “Ink Of The Month – September ’19 – Diamine Blue Velvet”
This month I decided to do something different. A while ago I reviewed Mango by Troublemaker Inks, which I liked a lot, and then just recently a version of Mango was added to the Octopus Inks range so I couldn’t resist finding out how this one compares. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – August ’19 – Octopus Inks Mango vs Troublemaker Inks Mango”
As it’s summer and this is post 100 I thought I would search the ink collection, no mean feat in itself, to find something special; I wanted a really bright colour to compliment the season. The storage crates were opened and many many inks were taken out for inspection and promptly returned until I came across a bottle of Sailor Irori (Hearth Red) ink that I had forgotten I had. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – July ’19 – Sailor Jentle Irori”
This month I’ve chosen Blackstone’s Red Cashmere, which is a limited edition ink, from the SuSeMai series, with a very interesting history full details of that history can be found here: http://blackstone.ink/index.php/susemai-series-red-cashmere Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – June ’19 – Blackstone Red Cashmere”