You have probably read the sad news that fountain pen blogger https://ukfountainpens.com has - for the moment at least - put his pens and ink away for the foreseeable. Sad news. Probably like you I have looked forward to his excellent reviews, thoughts and insights into the addiction hobby that is fountain pens. In recent … Continue reading Shout out to Anthony at ukfountainpens.com
What a mouthful! I bought this pen from the fountain pen blogger, Jedi Master and friend UKFountainPens and was eager to get hold of a Sonnet with an 18k nib. Parker and I go back a long way. I used a Parker 25 and 45 almost exclusively for years but as time went by my … Continue reading Parker Sonnet Great Expectations Secret Shell Blue Special Edition
You might have read the self inflicted damage I caused to the nib of a less than a week old Lamy Imporium. After a suggestion from a reader of this very blog, I took their advice and reached out to Lamy. Taking the nib off the pen, I placed it in a padded envelope and … Continue reading Shout out to Lamy
Update I have reduced the pens still on offer for sale and you'll have until 17:00 London time on Thursday before I remove them from sale. Like many other I am trying to downsize my pen collection and I am having another sale. I am off work next week and offering these pens for sale … Continue reading For sale
I don't know about you dear reader but I look after my pens. I am not the sort of chap who keeps them in mint, as new, showroom condition but prefer to use them. For me, not using a pen would just be a waste. Of course this afternoon things went disastrously wrong? The Lamy … Continue reading Lamy Imporium nib disaster
I was up bright and early this morning and decided to walk the three miles to the Holiday Inn in Bloomsbury. Passing the ever familiar statues of Shackleton and Livingston outside the Royal Geographical Society, I took inspiration from them for my own quest...finding a bargain that would interest me at the London Pen Show. … Continue reading London Pen Show 2019
Added 30/09/19. I will be deducting 8% off the asking price for my Waterman Edson until Friday 4th October. If I don't sell it my then I am happily withdrawing it from sale. Having another little clear out. I will list a few pens as and when I can best to part with them. Payment … Continue reading For Sale – update Sold.