Faber-Castell Grip Fountain Pen Review and Giveaway

Faber-Castell make excellent yet consistently underrated pens. The Grip range has been around for a while but until recently did not include a fountain pen. Thank you to Goldspot who very kindly sent me this pen to review. These are my own opinions. I’m giving this pen away, read on[…]

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Back Pocket Guitar Notebook Review

Back Pocket are a UK-based company that produces an ever increasing range of pocket notebooks, all of which are printed in England. This notebook was sent to me by Nero’s Notes for the purposes of this review. These are my own opinions based on having used the notebook over a[…]

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Inventery Pocket Fountain Pen and Rollerball with Extender Review and Giveaway

A fountain pen, a rollerball, a pocket pen. The Inventery Pocket Pen is all of these, all in a concise brass package. These pens were sent to me by Inventery for the purposes of this review. These are my own opinions. Read on to see how you can win the[…]

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Portland Bill Lighthouse (sketch)

I used Bristol board for this picture. The very smooth surface let me get more detail. That’s not always what I’m after; often I want to see the texture of the paper and I want to lean more towards getting the idea of somewhere or something. (This is particularly the[…]

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Karas Kustoms Galaxie Pen Review

I reviewed the two fountain pens from Karas Kustoms’ new Reaktor range a little while ago. The Galaxie and Galaxie XL make up the other half of the range. The Galaxie is a ballpoint and the Galaxie XL a gel ink pen. These pens were sent to me by Karas[…]

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