Desert Island Pens: my controversial top 5

I struggle with a top-5 list of pens. Even more than you're supposed to. It's a crisis of definition, really. A top-5 for who? A student with a £20 budget just starting out is in a very different position to a wealthy retiree who loves vintage Italian pens. And how do I productively compare a … Continue reading Desert Island Pens: my controversial top 5


OMG, this.

This post on the Ink Smudge blog really hit home with me, and I wanted to share it. I'm pushing 70 bottles of ink now, probably averaging 40ml per bottle. That's 2.8 litres of ink. I probably get through — at an incredibly rough and probably optimistic guess — 5ml per week. In other words, … Continue reading OMG, this.