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Just for Ian: A review of the Conklin Stylograph mosaic fountain pen

Far be it from me to appear to break my own period of pen exile again so soon… But I confess there are still a few pens in my collection  as yet unreviewed. 802 more words

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The Importance of Paper and Cocoa Daisy Inserts

I haven’t done any paper reviews on this blog. The main reason is I don’t get too adventurous in the realm of paper.

It’s the most difficult of the pen-paper-ink trifecta to find something that works, so you stick to the tried and true. 1,213 more words

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The First Half-Century

Good heavens, is it really that long?  At some point this afternoon, I’m embarking on my second half-hundred years (and I don’t, in the face of genetics and increasing medical comprehension, expect it to the last, but ill-driven dump trucks can confound).   724 more words


The Pen Is Mightier Than the PC

I enjoy writing longhand. Let me qualify that. I enjoy writing longhand if I have my favorite pen and the perfect notebook. Few things are worse than writing with a pen that doesn’t flow with my hand.  656 more words



Today I went “sauntering.” Henry David does a much better job of explaining the definition of this fine word than I so I will allow him the effort. 610 more words

Bomo Art Diary Planner Review

Bomo Art makes some of my favorite leather bound journals and when I had the opportunity to visit their shop earlier this year in Budapest I decided to try one of their diaries/planners. 338 more words

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