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Diaries and Paper!

Apologies – this week I’m desperately working on an edit (again). This one is the last in my Vintener Trilogy about the Hundred Years War. A good series of books, and enthusiastically supported by an increasing readership. 1,185 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

Happy (Christian) New Year!

The first Sunday of Advent is actually the first day of the Christian church year, as Advent is first of the five seasons.
So it is Advent of a new year today. 246 more words


My Vintage Parker True Blue Lucky Curve

A special treat today!

I don’t normally share too much about vintage pens, mainly because I don’t have too many and really because I don’t know too much about the ones I have. 1,323 more words

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Pen of the Day: Custom Edison

Custom Edison with medium nib.  Brian Gray made me this Edison in tortoise lucite in a clipless cigar style.  It features one of Edison’s excellent gold nibs in medium, which is positively cushy. 99 more words

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Waterman's 54 Pink Nib Needs An Ink Mate

The Waterman’s Ideal Pink Nib is reputed to be one of the better vintage flexible nibs. Though the Waterman’s 54 is a lever-filler which makes cleaning a real chore, it should still get some exercise on occasion. 61 more words


Secret Santa Gift for Fountain Pen Geeks!

Yes, a second post in a week and it’s a special one! ;-)

This week many in the U.S. are celebrating Thanksgiving giving thanks and spending time with loved ones over a delicious turkey dinner. 459 more words