Sakura Pigma Micron drawing pen review

The Sakura Pigma Micron is an excellent drawing pen that is also pretty nifty for writing with. It’s my pen of choice for sketchnoting primarily because it dries quickly and tends not to smudge when I’m filling in with colour. There are a range of tip sizes from 005, writing[…]

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Sailor Reglus fountain pen review

I’d had my eye on this particular Sailor for while. Sexy and slim… and orange: how could I resist? Particularly when a brand new one came up on eBay for a bargain price. It was meant to be. It’s hard to capture quite how shimmery and lovely the fairly slim[…]

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J. Herbin Black Metal Ink Rollerball Pen review

The J. Herbin Black Metal Ink Rollerball Pen is a refillable rollerball pen for a very reasonable price. It’s rather small and impossible, for me, to comfortably use unposted. It has a good solid feel and heft to it though. The black matte finish is lovely, the chrome trim not[…]

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Noodler Ahab fountain pen review

I do not entirely know what I think of this pen, despite having had it for a while. The Noodler Ahab is a flex pen. It is very reasonably priced. It is a plunger filler and holds approximately 5 gallons of ink. My model is the Carnilan Honey Demonstator. It[…]

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e+m Workman Long Clutch Pencil review

e+m is a German company which began in 1899 making nib holders. They were forced to move away from pen products following the ravages of Word War 2. In 1983 the family-owned company once again started making wooden writing instruments and now produce a range of clutch pencils, ballpoints and[…]

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