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”
Back in January 2019 I published a review of a collection of Harry Potter notebooks and now, just over two years later, I have another pile of Harry Potter notebooks for review.
So welcome to Harry Potter Notebooks, Part 2. Continue reading “Harry Potter Notebooks, Part 2.”
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”
Wooden pen trays or pen rests are not exactly ten a penny but if you shop around places like Etsy and eBay you will find a reasonable selection to choose from. Continue reading “Hints & Tips No.5 – Flying Tiger Pen Tray”
This was one of those purchases made between COVID-19 lockdowns on a very quick trip to my local Primark; where it caught my attention and I dropped one in the basket. Continue reading “Harry Potter and the Golden Wand”
This month’s Ink Of The Month is something a bit different. Writer’s Blood is the result of a collaboration between Diamine and the Reddit fountain pen community which has produced a wonderful dark cherry coloured ink. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – March ‘21 – Diamine Writer’s Blood”
The Musgrave Pencil Company of Shelbyville, Tennessee have been in the pencil business since 1916; so they know a thing or two about making pencils, so much so that if you browse their website you will see quite a range of pencils. Continue reading “The Musgrave Tennessee Red Pencil”
Since I first came across the Franklin Christoph website, I’ve wanted to own one of their Italian Ice demonstrator fountain pens; it’s been a long wait (they sell out very quickly) but at long last I have one. Continue reading “Model 31 Italian Ice by Franklin Christoph”
As Gryffindor Red was my Ink Of The Month for January I thought it only fitting that I find a gold ink for February to complete the Gryffindor house colours; so after some searching I came across Diamine Amber. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – February ‘21 – Diamine Amber”
The Kaigelu 316 is a pen I had been thinking of ordering for some time but for some reason I just never got round to it and last December I took the plunge and ordered the orange version and the pen arrived just before Christmas and it is now inked and sitting on the desk. Continue reading “The Chinese Kangaroo – The Kaigelu 316”