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A Broken Pen and The Reform 1745
Posted on Sunday August 20, 2017

I’ve written about this before but I feel I must write about it again. I bought four pens from the same seller and they arrived yesterday morning. One of them was crushed. They had been packed in a soft plastic tube, surrounded by bubble wrap and placed in a padded bag. During the transport and […]


Sales Site Update
Posted on Wednesday August 16, 2017

On this Highland day so wet New pens are here for sale, you bet. Some pencils of mechanical make Round out things nicely, no mistake. Italian Marble, slightly cracked Can still be used rather than sacked; And if a Calligraph’s your taste Then don’t delay, come see, make haste!


Nibs
Posted on Tuesday August 15, 2017

We spoke about filling systems before. That generated a bit of discussion, always a good thing. Many people find that they start out using one nib type, then move on to another and after a while try something else. Others remain faithful to their original choice for ever. I started out using flex. I loved […]


Geha
Posted on Sunday August 13, 2017

I’m using a Geha school pen today, a piston filler with a fine steel nib. It’s quite a small pen but it’s comfortable. It’s one of my favourite pens for a couple of reasons. It’s a splendid writer with a good ink capacity and exactly the right size and style of nib for me, and […]


Old Pens
Posted on Friday August 11, 2017

I’ve never found an old pen that I didn’t like. I’ve found quite a few new ones that were hard starters and practised the art of skipping. They were often quite annoyingly difficult to fix too, so I can say that there are some modern pens that I don’t like. There are even some that […]