Posts by Matt

Pen Review – Pilot Metropolitan

The Pilot Metropolitan has been much-discussed over the last several months.  It’s praised for being a very well-behaved pen, particularly...

Ink Review: Montblanc Irish Green

  I’ve said it before, and I’m sure I’ll say it again.  I love greens.  My favorite color. I mainly...

Ink Review: Rohrer & Klingner Alt-Goldgrün

Pretty much my favorite part of using fountain pens is the wide variety of ink that you get to use...

Review: Edison Beaumont

Here’s my video review of the Edison Beaumont in Onyx Flake: In recap: The Beaumont is a beautifully manufactured pen....

Pen Review: Waterman’s Ideal #7 – Red Nib

Credit for the photos below and in the video belong to Brian Sizemore, of Vintage Flex Fountain Pens, and the...

Pen Review: Conway Stewart Wellington (Dartmoor Finish)

This stunning little beauty has very quickly become one of the top three or four pens in my collection…after a...

Pen Review: TWSBI Vac 700

The TWSBI Vac 700 was the very first commercially available fountain pen I ever purchased.  It’s a great pen, but...

Ink Review: Private Reserve Ebony Blue

Ink Review: Private Reserve Ebony Blue

Here is my ink test and writing sample for Private Reserve Ebony Blue.  For me this lives in the land...