A. G. Spalding Maple Wood Orange Fountain pen review

I am a big fan of wooden barrelled pens. This was the first one I bought: an import from Jet Pens, which led to a lesson in British customs charges. It was worth it though because this is a pen with a lovely Japanese nib (described as a medium but[…]

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Pentel Energel 07 gel ink pen review

I think this was a freebie from the lovely Cult Pens people. Not because they sent me it to review but because they nearly always throw something in for free with every order. This is because they are great. But not so great that they send me things to review.[…]

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Rotring Freeway fountain pen review

This is a solidly made metal pen. It’s well put together although perhaps a little basic in its design. It reminds me a little of school. As for the nib… it’s firm, to say the least. It is a nib that could be used to smash glass in case of[…]

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Inked on 2 November 2013

A new pen and a few new inks this week. Kaweco Classic Sport EF with Diamine Eclipse. Faber-Castell Ambition EF with Diamine Midnight, Faber-Castell e-motion M with Caran d’Ache Blue Night. This is from Caran d’Ache’s now discontinued range but I was able to pick some up from The Writing[…]

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