Category: Ink

The good folks over at Staedtler sent over this lovely Initium Resina in blue for review purposes and then a viewer giveaway. You can check out the full review here, but this is a tank of a workhorse pen that …

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It’s been two and a half years since I purchased my first fountain pen, and only slightly less time before I purchased my first bottle of ink. In that time, one thing that never ceases to amaze me is how …

Ink Spot: Sailor Jentle Four Seasons Oku-Yama Read More »

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    The ink for this review was generously provided by Kaweco. No additional compensation was provided for this review. All opinions expressed below are solely those of the reviewer.  I’m one of those kids you probably loved to hate …

Ink Spot: Kaweco Ruby Red Read More »

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Thanks to the good folks at Kaweco, I will be giving away this lovely Kaweco Skyline Sport in grey along with 25 Kaweco Ink Cartridges: 3 – Kaweco Caramel Brown 3 – Kaweco Midnight Blue 3 – Kaweco Palm Green …

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If I had to pick a favorite color family of fountain pen inks, greens would be first, followed closely by purples. I love my purple inks. Despite purple’s rank in my ink hierarchy, however, I find myself largely disappointed with …

Ink Spot: Montblanc Lavender Purple Read More »

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Released in the autumn of 2014, this lovely ink from Diamine was an unfortunate casualty of timing. At first, the ink got a lot of attention from the ink cognoscenti. However, the initial rush of ink adulation was quickly quashed by …

Ink Review: Diamine Autumn Oak Read More »

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The ink for this review was generously provided by Kaweco. No additional compensation was provided for this review. All opinions expressed below are solely those of the reviewer.  Seattle in the winter is drab: grey, cool, and rainy with short …

Ink Review: Kaweco Paradise Blue Read More »

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Welcome to the first Q&A session of Season 2!  Most of the questions in this Q&A were about how FPV (The Fountain Pen Virus) infects my own personal life. I talk a bit about what I like in a pen, …

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