To begin, just a brief update following Monday's post - I am back on track with the Christmas knitting. The problem that had discouraged me responded well to a quick fix and so, with a huge sigh of relief, I have continued on my merry way. Having a day or two away from it… Continue reading Get ready, get set, go!
There are numerous articles on the internet written by fans of pen and paper (see below for some of my favourite blogs/sites) and almost all will at some point make a comparison between the analogue and digital platforms. This will inevitably include a trope which goes along the lines of "... Unlike your mobile device,… Continue reading One advantage of pen and paper
Tomorrow, Friday 2nd November 2018, is Fountain Pen Day and in its honour I thought I would give you another glimpse into my psyche by telling you about five stationery items that exert their influence in my life. A favourite paper brand I've said it before; I will say it again - Mark + Fold… Continue reading Stationery – Five things
So it's time to update you on the inks in my fountain pens, now we are heading through October. Colour me satisfiedI finished up the Graf von Faber-Castell Violet Blue ink very soon after my previous update and inked up the Waterman Hemisphere Blue pen with a cartridge of Caran d'Ache Chromatics Ultraviolet. After that… Continue reading Ink update/Crocker’s Pen
So, I hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend. I decided the time had come to re-ink my fountain pens and these are the four that have made it into the "regular rotation" for the coming weeks. The inks I have gone for are displayed on a page in my lovely general notebook from Mark +… Continue reading Autumn wardrobe… of inks!