Pilot Prera fountain pen review

The Pilot Prera is quite rightly a legend. It’s solidly made and comes in a range of colours. What sets it apart, though, is the nib. When Pilot make a fine nib they do it properly: a very fine line and lovely and smooth to write with. This is one[…]

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Nomadic PE-06 Pencil Case

I rather suspect that on Monday I will be backing a new Kickstarter project and beginning an impatient wait for a new pen case but in the meantime, here is what I use every day to keep my currently inked pens in. I’m a person who finds it difficult to[…]

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Inked on 28th September 2013

First of all, what is this? TWO pens without Diamine ink in them? What’s going on? It was the Vert Olive that seduced me. What an amazing colour. So here is the story: I ordered some Vert Olive from a place on eBay because Cult Pens didn’t have any in[…]

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Swanage pier

Having posted about the Pilot Coleto on Monday, here is a quick sketch I did using a pencil refill in one of them. This is the pier at Swanage in Dorset, a town where my grandparents lived when I was a child. (My gran lives there still, at the age[…]

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