Venvstas Designer 8 Giveaway Winner

Thank you to everyone who entered this giveaway. Random.org has spoken and picked entry number 3, Gill, who said, “I’d like to thank my husband Chris for 30 great years!”. Please get in touch, Gill, with your address and I’ll send the pencil your way soon.

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Cleo Skribent Classic Fountain Pen Review

Cleo Skribent is a German company, formed shortly after the Second World War. Despite having being around for a while, they’ve only recently begun to catch people’s imagination in the fountain pen world. This pen was lent to me by Write Here for me to review. These are my own[…]

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Venvstas Designer 8 Clutch Pencil Review

My first experience with Venvstas was not entirely positive but since then I think they’ve worked hard to sort out initial difficulties and introduce new products, many of which look very interesting. Venvstas designed a pencil before they designed a pen, so how does this one work out? This pencil[…]

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Marlen Aleph Fountain Pen Review

Marlen is an Italian company that makes a range of reasonably priced fountain pens. The Aleph is at the more expensive end of their range and is the result of a collaboration with the Italian language fountain pen wiki fountainpen.it. This pen was loaned to me by the original purchaser,[…]

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Manuscript Notebook Review

Manuscript are an American notebook company. They sent me a set of their notebooks to review. These are my honest opinions based on using one of each size for several weeks. Pocket notebooks Size: 5.5″ x 3.5″ Price: $11 for three Pages: 64 Cover: textured cardboard Paper: off-white Ruling: blank[…]

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