It was a surprisingly busy February for me. The shortest month of the year was full of events, acquisitions, and adventure. With so many Pen Things to share I wasn't certain where to start so, rather than part it out over a few posts, I've decided to share it all wrap-up style. I will explain. … Continue reading February In Three Parts – California Pen Show & Other Adventures
It’s 2023, What Are We Using?
Well, we're about a month in to the new year as I sit down to write this. I've settled on a planner system, I've got a few new pieces of stationery hardware in the mix, let's take a look! The Notebook(s) of 2023 Up first we have the Hobonichi Cousin A5 wrapped up in a … Continue reading It’s 2023, What Are We Using?
Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen Review
The Lamy 2000 is a pen that needs no introduction, but I'm giving it one anyways. Originally introduced in 1966, the 2000 is a creation of Lamy's (then new) marketing manager Dr Manfred Lamy and former Braun designer Gerd A. Müller. The pen's design is based in Bauhaus tradition, following the principle "form follows function" … Continue reading Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen Review
So there was a sale. A Sailor sale.... Over the past few years I've started wading into the middle of the fountain pen price pool. It was bound to happen eventually; the more I learn about pens, the more I learn what I like and what I don't, the further I am willing to go … Continue reading Sailors’ Dilemma