It was fellow blogger ukfountainpens who first alerted me to a Montblanc fountain pen available from BMW of all places. With very understated BMW branding and a price tag of £350 it looked like a bargain. Buying the pen from BMW was fairly painless. An email to say they had received my order followed by … Continue reading Montblanc 146 LeGrand Platinum Line (BMW)
Last Saturday was the first pen club meeting of 2019. Visiting relatives not too far away I was going to walk the couple of miles to the meeting point near Liverpool Street station but messed up the timing. I therefore had to resort to taking a few stops on the tube to make it in … Continue reading First Pen Club Meeting of 2019
This will be a woeful blog post. Despite my best intentions - as written in a recent blog post about ink Click here - I have fallen off the ink wagon and gone and purchased another brand new bottle! Yesterday was the first meeting of the London Pen Club for 2019 and in addition to … Continue reading Fallen off the ink wagon already!
I have had the 'Scribo 2' on my radar for several weeks. Before I dive into this wonderful pen (oh no, you probably have an idea where this is going now) a little bit of background is probably needed. You may have heard of how the new pen company 'Scribo' came into being with the … Continue reading Scribo 2 in Noble Green
Given half the chance I would take lots of pens with me as part of my daily carry. Despite taking them with me, there are occasions where I do not use them at all. If you read my plans for 2019 you will already know that I plan to select one pen which I will … Continue reading Daily Carry – week commencing 31/12/18
With 2019 but a step away I decided to think about what I have planned for the New Year as far as fountain pens are concerned. If you have read my recent blog post on ink, you will already know that it is my intention to purchase no more in 2019. We will have to … Continue reading 2019 Fountain Pen Plans
I am not a fan of public transport and do not like using tube trains in the height of rush hour. Thankfully, my rush hour journeys by tube are now few and far between but I do employ my own game to while away the time. Guess the pen! The game came from reading books … Continue reading Guess the pen game