Twiss Irish Bog Oak Fountain Pen Quick Look

Reviewing custom made pens can be a little tricky. I, after all, picked the material and the general design so if I would have only myself to blame if I didn’t like them. Fortunately for my own sense of well-being and sanity, I do. (Irish bog oak is fantastic. It’s[…]

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Magnetips Drawing Pens Review and Giveaway

The Magnetip is a fibre-tipped pen that contains magnets at each end. These pens were sent to me by Magnetips to review. They sent me two sets of pens which I’ll be giving away. Read on for the review and for details of the giveaway. These are my own views.[…]

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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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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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Parker Vacumatic Fountain Pen Review

The Parker Vacumatic is one of the most distinctive and sought after vintage pens. It was produced between … and …. and stands out because of its translucent stripes. These look like a New York skyline at night and, as well as being pretty, give Vacumatics a romantic and nostalgic[…]

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