Why can’t modern manufacturers recreate vintage flex?

As a fountain pen community, we are cray-cray for nibs that flex. Any time a manufacturer talks about offering a...

Chicago Pen Show 2017 Journal – Part 4

Prior to coming to Chicago, I spent a week in Manhattan, attending Broadway shows and otherwise having a real vacation...

Chicago Pen Show 2017 Journal – Part 3

Attending a Pen Show may sound like it’s all fun and games (and it is those things,  else wise why...

Chicago Pen Show Journal – Part 2

Friday dawned windy, overcast, and cold. Or so I heard. I couldn’t tell because I didn’t leave the hotel for...

Chicago Pen Show Journal – Part 1

As much as I love going to pen shows (and I do), I don’t get to go to as many...

Welcome to Season 4!

Summer is winding to a close and I’m back to work in just a few days, so it’s time to...

2016 LA Pen Show Day 4: Sunday and Final Thoughts

And, at last, it arrived: the day at the LA International Pen Show for the public. The day arrived, as...

2016 LA Pen Show Day 3: Saturday

Pen shows are a great place to find pens that you can’t find anywhere else. The sheer breadth and depth of...

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