Tag: monday pen

Reynolds Ink Pen fountain pen review

14 October 2013 By ian

This is a cheap and very cheerful pen. Okay so it did leak all over me but that’s my fault for not sealing it properly. It’s an eye-dropper after all. This cost me a grand total of £2.29 from eBay. It is very plasticky and when I first tried it the nib clicked in a […]

Rotring Esprit fountain pen review

7 October 2013 By ian

Apart from the Art Pen, Rotring don’t make fountain pens any more and this is a shame because they used to make some great ones. Some of the more collectable Rotrings go for a lot of money on eBay but others, like this Esprit, can be found for very reasonable prices as new old-stock. This […]

Pilot Prera fountain pen review

30 September 2013 By ian

The Pilot Prera is quite rightly a legend. It’s solidly made and comes in a range of colours. What sets it apart, though, is the nib. When Pilot make a fine nib they do it properly: a very fine line and lovely and smooth to write with. This is one of the pens I always […]

Pilot Coleto multipen review

23 September 2013 By ian

The Pilot Coleto is a multipen like no other. There are refills available in 15 different colours: Brown, Black, Blue Black, Violet, Aqua Blue, Blue, Clear Blue, Orange, Red, Pink, Cherry Pink, Baby Pink, Apricot Orange, Apple Green and Green and in three different sizes (0.3mm, 0.4mm and 0.5mm). There are refillable pencil and eraser […]

Platignum Studio fountain pen review

16 September 2013 By ian

I shouldn’t really like this pen. It is a rather strange colour (turquoise, allegedly) and a medium nib. Also there’s nowhere to put the cap! I know that won’t bother most of you but to me it’s rather troublesome. I bought this pen by accident (I was scheming on eBay) but it’s turned out to […]