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
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.
You might have read my recent deliberations over whether or not I should get a Pelikan M1000. Well, the title of this blog might give things away but I will try to explain why. I have two Montblanc 149 fountain pens, classic gold finish and the platinum line version. Both have medium nibs. They are … Continue reading The 149 won…
I am still downsizing the number of pens I have in the pen drawer. The pens listed below are all brilliant but I tend not to use them as often as I should. Each will have a short description and writing sample and all come boxed. They are all in great condition and if they … Continue reading More pens for new homes
This morning I decided to utilise my National Trust membership by visiting Hughenden Manor, once the home of former British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli. I had been in the area for some quick fountain pen shenanigans and decided to pay another visit to this place and also get a cup of tea and a slice … Continue reading Visiting Hughenden Manor
I recently wrote a blog post titled 'Xbox or PlayStation?' In this I compared this to the Montblanc 149 and Pelikan M1000. Owning a 149 I am now resisting the urge for an M1000... Don't know about you but when in the past I've though about buying a car, ever other car I see seems … Continue reading Resisting the call for a Pelikan M1000!
After my little clear out of some rather high-end pens I decided that I would offer for sale some pens that are much more affordable and all excellent in their own way. Payment will be via PayPal friends and family and postage is included in the price. If you are not in the UK postage … Continue reading More pens for sale