Sunday, 8th March was the Spring edition of the London Pen Show. I was hoping that Onoto would be there but sadly they couldn’t make it. In the end this didn’t really matter that much. I went to the Pen Show with no plans to buy any pens and when I walked out after about … Continue reading Onoto Special Metallic Edition Blue Pearl
Well Sunday marks the London Pen show - spring version - and yours truly will be sauntering down for a peek. This year I think it is very doubtful I will buy any pens at all (famous last words). If anything I am still trying to equalise the pens I have into fairly small but … Continue reading Spring London Pen Show
A few moments ago via Instagram it was announced that Cult Pens would be attending the London Pen Show in just over two weeks time. If you are in the UK - or perhaps further afield - and like pens, ink, notebooks and just about everything in between - you have quite possibly heard of … Continue reading Cult Pens attending London Pen show
My Conid Regular is one of my favourite pens and for me better than their flagship Kingsize. It is probably well known that Conid decided to shut their doors to new orders and won’t be doing so again until at least May 2020. Despite me loving my Conid I’ll tell you why I won’t be … Continue reading Conid back in May?
I have decided to sell a few more great pens that simply do not get used often, if at all. Below you will find a description, photos and in most cases a writing sample. All are in great condition and I have tried to provide as detailed description as possible. Payment will be via PayPal … Continue reading More Pens for Sale February 2020
Last Sunday, Storm Ciara hit the UK and more specifically London last Sunday. Braving the elements it was with a brisk pace I headed towards - for me a previously unknown stationery shop - 'Choosing Keeping' near Covent Garden. The prize that awaited me was the new Platinum 'Curidas.' As far as I am aware … Continue reading Platinum Curidas
We have all been there. Get a new pen and use it all the time. The 'Cross Peerless Darth Vader Special Edition' does seem to be that pen at the moment however there is a difference. I excitedly opened the box to this pen on Christmas Day and since then it has not left my … Continue reading Can’t stop using my Cross Peerless