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Omas Bologna Caramello | To the Point

Early on in my reviewing career, I did a review of the OMAS Notti di Bologna. At a price of...

Classic Pens LM1 “Red Flame” | Fountain Pen Review

Have I mentioned before that I really like the Classic Pens LB5?  At least once or twice? A month? For...

Using Ultrasonic Cleaners

Ultrasonic cleaners can be a bit of a mystery for new fountain pens users. What are they? Why should you...

Edelstein Smoky Quartz Giveaway from @gouletpens

The good folks and Goulet Pens sent me a couple bottles of this ink to give away to my viewers...

Eversharp Skyline | Vintage Pen Review

A great deal of the information in this review came from Richard Binder’s Article, “Profile: The Eversharp Skyline Family”  and...

Currently Inked #46 | 5 October 2017

Sorry about the audio issues early on in this episode! 0:20 – What’s the deal with ink flow on standard...

Pilot Iroshizuku Kosumosu | Ink Review

Pilot Iroshizuku Kosumosu is a bright pink ink, and it is also a delicate and sophisticated pink. During my recent...

Welcome to Season 5! Plus a Mailbag!

Greetings, my wonderful pen friends! It’s that time again…time to kick off all-new season of The Pen Habit. This season promises...

Currently Inked #45 | 1 September 2017

00:20 – Update on the Kanilea Pen Company Kahakai 1:44 – How can I use my pens more each day?...

Inky Fingers Bullet Planner Overview

In July 2017, Inky Fingers rolled out a new Bullet Planner product in a pocket notebook size and Traveler’s notebook...

Pen Show Primer | Matt’s Musings

Interested in attending your first pen show? Not sure what going to a pen show includes? Curious about what it’s...

Pelikan 4001 Brilliant Brown | Ink Review

Julia van der Wyk is an artist, classical musician, and lover of the outdoors. During business hours she is a...

Currently Inked #44 | 12 August 2017

Red Beans & Rice Ink from Papier Plume 1:10 – Pens, Inks, and Paper for Novel Writing Paper: Rhodia Classic...

Currently Inked #43 | 30 July 2017

This episode of Currently Inked is sponsored by Pen Chalet, now featuring Dee Charles Designs leather pen goods.  0:20 –...

Inky Fingers Notebook Product Updates

Greetings Pen Friends! If you’re a regular follower of The Pen Habit, likely be familiar with the ups and downs...

Currently Inked #42 | 22 July 2017

Hey Pen Friends!  It’s been a rather long while since I’ve been able to do a good Currently Inked video!...

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