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Happy St. Patrick's Day, the Lamy Safari Way

In Chicago we all think of ourselves as a little bit Irish, especially today. So Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


Pen of the Day: Lamy Safari Aquamarine with Robert Oster Bondi Blue

Lamy Safari Aquamarine with medium nib. I am perfectly aware that this colorful and fun plastic fountain pen made for middle schoolers is the pen that fountain pen collectors can’t abide, and can’t resist dissing. 338 more words


Seventies Flashback: An Accidental Lamy Safari Tribute to Howard Johnson's

If you lived in America in the 1970s, and your family took road trips, you’ll see it, too. HoJo. The ubiquitous roadside motor lodge and restaurant chain, with the appalling but memorable color scheme of orange and aqua. 124 more words

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The Bic EasyClic: a brief review (in which we find a novel posting suggestion)

Having written about my Pelikan M400 vintage tortoise for three posts in a row last month, I thought today, for balance, I would celebrate a pen from the lower end of the price spectrum. 841 more words

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Fountain Pen Favorites for January 2017

January is over? How did that happen? Well, swiftly, I guess. In terms of pens and inks, January wasn’t particularly notable for me. But if I dredge, I can dig up some highlights. 331 more words


Pen cases: a cautionary tale

Having a number of fountain pens uninked at any one time, I was in need of a storage case. At the London Pen Show in October 2015, I bought a black, 24-pen zip case, which had elasticated slots for 12 pens on each side and a flap to separate the two sides when the case was closed. 407 more words

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