Reasons to Write Part Two

I’m always looking for excuses to use my pens. What excuses have I found? Excuse two (of five) Politics. I realise this is dangerous ground but I’m not going to tell you which flavour of politics you should go for. For me, it’s Amnesty International because what more obvious cause[…]

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Reasons to Write Part One

I’m always looking for excuses to use my pens. What excuses have I found? Excuse one (of five) Three plus one good things Each evening (or first thing the next morning) I write down three good things about the day. They can be anything from a new pen to a[…]

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Nib Comparison

If this isn’t proof that how pen makers classify nibs is almost meaningless, I don’t know what is. In order, from finest to mediumist: Pilot Prera (fine); Pilot MR (fine); Faber-Castell Ambition (extra fine); Waterman Translucent (medium); A. G. Spalding Maple Wood (medium); Kaweco Classic Sport (extra fine); Rotring Freeway[…]

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