Category: Accessory review

Start Bay Notebook Cover Review and Giveaway

15 June 2016 By ian

Start Bay is a little bay on the south Devon coast here in England. It’s also home to Start Bay Notebooks, makers of these simple leather notebook covers. Thank you to Start Bay Notebooks for sending me these covers to review (and to give away, see below). These are my own honest opinions. These are […]

Guide to Small Handheld Pencil Sharpeners

18 February 2016 By ian

There are dozens of different sharpeners, in all shapes, sizes, materials and colours. Here I’m looking at small one-step handheld sharpeners. One-step just means you can get a finished point in one go. Some sharpeners are two-step: you sharpen the wood first and then the graphite, to give a long point. Handheld sharpeners are sharpeners […]

Kaweco Denim Pouch and Ice Sport Fountain Pen Giveaway

16 February 2016 By ian

Kaweco have made leather pouches for their Sport pens for some time now but this denim one is brand new. It’s made from denim (obviously) with high quality stitching and lovely attention to detail. It’s also available in black. You can put two Sport pens in but it will also hold a single pen nice […]

Nock Co Hightower Pen Case Pen Addict Special Review and Auction

24 September 2015 By ian

Wayyyy back in January Brad and Myke of the Pen Addict podcast launched a Kickstarter campaign to get Myke to the Atlanta pen show and enable them, after over three years of talking to each other over Skype, to finally meet in person. The great moment was filmed exclusively for backers but 300 fortunate souls […]

Roterfaden Taschenbegleiter Update

20 August 2015 By ian

I’ve had my old Roterfaden for a little while now and it’s been a couple of months since I published my review here. One thing about writing a review of something like this is that it really gets you thinking about how you’re using it. That, combined with a new iPad mini and the arrival […]