A couple of years ago I published ‘Expecto Patronum’, a review of the A6 Green Deer notebook by Dingbats; and now the time has come to once more say Expecto ‘Patronum’ and for Prongs to ride again. Continue reading “Expecto Patronum, Prongs Rides Again – Dingbats A5+ Green Deer Notebook”
As you may have gathered (I do believe I might have mentioned it once or twice) I’m not a fan of the Lamy Safari and I don’t think it’s innovation just to bring out a new colour or two each year, however, this year, for me, is different. Continue reading “Autumn Lamy”
Welcome to the somewhat belated Ink Of The Month for August; I’m sorry about the delay but work on a couple of projects did not go as planned so I’m running a little late with things but I aim to catch up over the next few weeks.
So, anyway on with the review. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – August ’21 – Namiki Asa-Gao”
As anyone who has followed this site will know I’m a bit of a fan of the Platinum Carbon Desk Pen so when I was browsing on Amazon and found a Platinum desk stand for it, I couldn’t resist. Continue reading “The Carbon Desk Pen Stand That Isn’t”
For July I dipped into my storage boxes and found a bottle of the unusually name Roasted Red from Beaufort Inks. Continue reading “Ink Of The Month – July ‘21 – Beaufort Inks Roasted Red”
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”