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!
What has that got to do with fountain pens I can almost hear you saying? I'll try to explain. It has always struck me that the two titans of the fountain pen world - Pelikan and Montblanc - are a little bit like Xbox and PlayStation. More specifically, their respective flagship models the M1000 and … Continue reading Xbox or PlayStation?
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
It has been a while since I put out a blog post so I thought I would. As you may be aware I have been having a clear out of several pens. I have to say that I would be happy to keep all of the ones I have put up for sale but as … Continue reading Having a clear out!