Most of my collection (I would hazard a guess at 80%) consists of modern pens. I have increased the number of vintage pens in my collection considerably recently; it was Mabie Todd that pushed me in the waters (those damn swans..!) that I initially only dipped my toes in. Despite my initial aversion to vintage … Continue reading Wahl Eversharp Skyline
Let's have a break from the World Cup. Though as someone who, ordinarily, isn't very interested in football, the World Cup (and maybe the Euros, if England aren't losing to sides like Iceland like, last time, that is) is the only time I'll be rather interested. But when England inevitably get knocked out, and I … Continue reading Karas Kustoms Starliner
If you wish to discuss prices or sort out purchases, my email is: firstname.lastname@example.org - I have this forwarded to my personal email, so I may reply from a different account, just so you're aware! Alternatively, you can message me on Instagram/Twitter, @7heDaniel. Hi all. Since being in the pen hobby, I've managed to pick … Continue reading Field Notes For Sale!
Where to buy: Pure Pens - [Here] Price: £13.50 Bottle size: 90ml Price/ml: £0.15 (2dp) Colour: Blue-Purple (Blurple) Shading: Some Sheening: No Recommend?: I'd say this divides us 52:48. I rather enjoy the colour and think it's a bit of fun. Though, the name alone would put some people off. Nathan, much like myself, has an … Continue reading Noodler’s Brexit
A question I've seen pop up time and time again is what came first, the chicken or the egg? "what's better, the Pilot Custom 74 or a Platinum #3776?" Which of course has a subjective answer to it, because to me it might be the #3776 (spoiler - it is); to you it might be the … Continue reading Platinum #3776 vs Pilot Custom 74: A Comparison
Where to buy: Blackbird Inks [Here] Price: £5.95 Bottle size: 30ml Price/ml: £0.20 (2dp) Colour: Purple Shading: Some Sheening: No Recommend?: This is going to be really bloody popular. A stunning purple. Recently I have found myself down another rabbit hole, still in the pen hobby, but more niche. Mabie Todd fountain pens. Unfortunately, Mabie Todd … Continue reading Mabie Todd Blackbird Inks: Starling Purple
I will be honest - my exposure to mechanical pencils is limited to the UniBall Kuru-Toga because for me that was end game. It was the first mechanical pencil I got and I stuck with it - because it's damn phenomenal. However, along with the fountain pen version (which came out after the pencil and … Continue reading TWSBI Precision – Mechanical Pencil