Kaweco Smokey Grey Ink review

Smokey Grey is one of Kaweco’s newer inks and it’s fantastic. I like it almost as much as Pilot Iroshizuku Kiri-Same and it’s a fair bit cheaper, too, at least if you’re paying UK prices. It also comes in short standard sized cartridges. It’s a good neutral grey that’s saturated[…]

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J Herbin Stormy Grey gold closeup

J. Herbin 1670 Stormy Grey Ink Review

J. Herbin are certainly making a scene with their 1670 range of sparkly inks. In a large part this must be because they are so photogenic. In day to day use Stormy Grey hides it’s sparkle and comes across as a fairly average dark grey, maybe with an occasional hint[…]

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Montblanc Albert Einstein ink review

Montblanc Albert Einstein ink review

Montblanc Albert Einstein is a limited edition ink from 2013. It can still be found but at slightly silly prices. Many thanks to Chris Stafford for sending me this sample. Here I am doodling the Inkling. This is a very wet ink but dries quickly. I see a hint of[…]

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Noodlers Lexington Gray ink review

Noodler’s Lexington Gray ink review

This is a great neutral grey/gray. It’s very wet but dries in a reasonable time. This is part of Noodler’s waterproof range. Thank you to Pure Pens for sending me this ink to review and to keep. Pure Pens are Europe’s only supplier of Noodler’s inks. You can buy Lexington[…]

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Pilot Iroshizuku Kiri-Same (Autumn Shower) ink review

Despite Informal Scribble’s praise of Pilot Iroshizuku Kiri-Same in his wonderful review, I would not personally have chosen a grey ink. This bottle was a Christmas present. It turns out that Mr Scribble was completely correct and this is a beautiful ink. There’s so much shading, it goes from pale[…]

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