Ok, today’s post is a quick one and it is based on advice posted on Fountain Pen Network (FPN), my apologies to the original author for not being able to credit appropriately. Continue reading “The 10 Minute Project – Fixing A Slippery Section On A TWSBI 580AL”
Just a quick heads up for of you that are Harry Potter fans.
Kookie and Rookie have launched their Kickstarter project today to produce an amazing range of Hogwarts inspired things from pins and notebooks to t-shirts and sweatshirts all bearing the constellation above.
So, if you are interested head over to Kickstarter and check it out.
Grab a beverage and settle down whilst I tell you the thrilling tale of a school bag and an idea that grew and grew.
Do you ever have one of those ideas that takes on a life of its own and before you know it its well and truly got way beyond what you thought it would be; this is the story of one of those ideas. Continue reading “The Hogwarts School Bag”
Welcome to Part 2.
In Part 1 I set out to test five different planners for a year and I did so in the certain knowledge that some would fall by the wayside whilst others continued onwards. Continue reading “A Tale Of Two Planners (With Sincere Apologies To Mr Dickens)”
I suppose the first thing to say is that this article started out as a bit of a personal quest, in two parts. Continue reading “A Tale Of Five Planners (With Apologies To Mr Dickens)”
For anyone not familiar with the Wing Sung 698; it’s a very nice Chinese piston filler which until recently was only available with a fine nib but now it is available with a medium nib. Which for those of us that prefer medium nibs, like me, is great news because most Chinese pens still ship with a fine or a fine nib. However, this left me with a dilemma; now that I owned 698’s with medium nibs I wanted to upgrade my other 698’s with fine nibs to medium nibs. Continue reading “Wing Sung 698 Nib Swap”
This is the first in a series of occasional posts talking about short projects I have undertaken; ranging from the things that went well, via not so well to projects I’d rather forget. Continue reading “Side Projects No. 1 – Renovating A Brass Delike Alpha”