Clairefontaine Age Bag review

Clairefontaine Age Bag Notebook Review

When I was a child I never really watched Star Trek. I saw the occasional episode on BBC2 but I expect it was on at the same time as the news and, being an age when families only had one TV (and three channels), my parents were always going to[…]

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Platinum Pro-Use II grade indicator

Platinum Pro-Use II MSD-1500 Mechanical Pencil Review

The Pro-Use II has an unusual design. Most mechanical pencils are slender. This one is of more cuddly proportions. How does it shape up? I was able to get this pen at a discount thanks to Cult Pens’ support of the site. These are my own honest opinions. Price: $25[…]

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Penxo Pencil review

Penxo Pencil Review

The Penxo is a clutch pencil with a difference. Originally a Kickstarter campaign, which is where I bought mine, it’s now available for pre-order direct from the manufacturer. Price: $29 (includes 12 leads and a mini lead pointer, which isn’t all that good but at least it’s nice to have[…]

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Platinum 3776 Rhodium Music nib

Platinum #3776 Music Nib Fountain Pen Review

As I have mentioned once or twice before, I adore the Platinum #3776. It has a classic look, isn’t too blingy, and the nibs are beautiful. A while ago Scribble sent me his black and rhodium #3776 with a music nib and a warning: that I would want one of[…]

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