Ok, before I start the review, I should warn you that this is a coffee and cookies review, by which I mean it’s a bit longer than my usual reviews so get comfortable with your beverage and snacks of choice and read on. Continue reading “The Opus 88 Demonstrator”
Well over a year ago I read a review (UK Fountain Pens) of the Franklin Christoph Model 02 and I decided to order one. I chose the Smoke & Ice version with a standard Medium steel nib, placed my order and then addictively watched as it travelled round the world with FedEx, arriving at my door a few days later. Continue reading “My Accidental EDC Fountain Pen, The Franklin Christoph Model 02”
I should start this review by letting you in on a small but very relevant secret; this is my first book review. Continue reading “Pencils You Should Know by Caroline Weaver, a review.”
I’ve wanted, for quite some time, to own a Parker Big Red Centennial, for me it is the epitome of the classic Parker Duofold and even though the price fluctuates wildly on Amazon it never goes wild enough for me to pull the trigger; so when I saw that Jinhao had produced a ‘homage’ to this great pen I placed my order and waited. Continue reading “The Jinhao ‘Duofold Centennial’ Fountain Pen”
What surprized me last year was a pen, the Platinum Carbon Desk Pen, and a year on from that and it’s time to write about what surprized me in 2019 and once again it was a pen, the Helix Oxford fountain pen. Continue reading “Surprize Of The Year 2019”
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”
This is my second brass Delike pen, my first was the Alpha (Delike’s answer to the Kaweco Brass Sport) which underwent a significant renovation to remove the coating and the deeply annoying ‘War & Peace” motif. Continue reading “The Delike Element – Pocket Pen”