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”
I’m not sure why but there was just something about the M600S that caught my eye, I’d seen some pictures online but generally speaking I’m not really a fan of either brown or teal acrylics or gold trim. Continue reading “The Moonman M600S Fountain Pen”
This version of the Eco has generated a lot of interest since it was released and rightly so, and like many other people I can say with certainty the pictures do not do it justice. Continue reading “The Tangerine TWSBI – The Transparent Orange Eco”
This is probably my first mechanical pencil review, in fact I’m pretty sure it is and as I have a lot of pencils both regular and mechanical, I decided I should make a start on them. Continue reading “Muji Low Centre Of Gravity Mechanical Pencil”