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  • Edison Pen Co. Pearlette Fountain Pen Review I reviewed the Edison Pen Co Collier a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it. It felt like a pen that was designed by someone who really enjoyed using pens and it had a great old-school charm combined with modern nibs and materials. When Goldspot pens offered to send me a Pearlette to review I ...
  • Esmie Paperback Notebook Review Esmie is a UK company making a range of beautiful looking pocket-ish sized notebooks. This notebook was sent to me by Nero’s Notes for the purposes of this review. These are my own thoughts, having used it for a couple of weeks. Size: 10cm by 14cm Price: £5 each Pages: 28 Cover: screen printed card Paper: 120gsm Ruling: blank Binding: stitched This notebook looks ...
  • Retro 51 Hex-O-Matic Ballpoint Pen Review Retro 51 are best know for their Tornado rollerball line but that’s not all they do. The Hex-O-Matic range consists of a mechanical pencil and a ballpoint, each in silver or black. Price: £29 Ink type: ballpoint Barrel options: black or silver Refill options: Schmidt EasyFlow 9000M (Parker/G2 style) Size: 13.3cm long; 1cm diameter Weight: 23g The Retro 51 Hex-O-Matic ballpoint is ...
  • 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 to find out more. Price: $20 Filling method: international ...
  • 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 period of several weeks. (Which is ...