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The Jinhao 159

When you saw the pictures, you probably thought this was a Montblanc 149 review … I know that everybody’s waiting for it! (It is my favourite pen, afterall) 634 more words

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Travelling with ink, China 2017. Part 2: Finding a Picasso.

Time now to conclude this two-part post, about shopping for fountain pens while on holiday in China. For Part 1: Meeting the Heroes”, follow link here:  980 more words

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Collector or Hoarder?

This post isn’t really about yarn. While I do have a substantial yarn stash, I’m a collector of many things, including pens. Not just any pens. 334 more words

Travelling with ink, China 2017. Part 1: Meeting the Heroes.

Our recent holiday in China saw us spending time in the cities of Shantou, Shenzhen and Guilin plus a brief stay in Hong Kong at each end.  1,101 more words

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ōhashi dō fountain pens (大橋堂 万年筆)

Today’s mission will test the limits of my Japanese skills, dragging me from the comfort of casual conversation into unknown waters. For today, we are looking for a specific store that has eluded many. 887 more words


‘Tis the Season for Cards

I’m a writer. I have always loved writing and sending letters. And receiving one? Receiving a letter in the mail was one of the most thrilling possibilities of my daily life. 387 more words

Lisa Tully