Hahnemühle FineNotes Manuscript notebooks: a Tomoe River contender?

I spent most of my previous Hahnemuhle review talking about how this old brand is very new to making fountain pens. Well, today's post is a review of a notebook — and that's firmly within the Hahnemühle wheelhouse. Hahnemühle brings centuries of paper-making experience to the Manuscript notebook, and makes bold claims about its new … Continue reading Hahnemühle FineNotes Manuscript notebooks: a Tomoe River contender?

“Why are you selling this pen when you said it was perfect?” Five reasons I part with greatness

I’ve been thinking about writing this kind of blog post for a while, but a comment on Instagram prompted me to get it down on paper. Before I answer that question, a little context. In case you missed it, I’ve just completed perhaps my biggest sale yet. 19 pens are on their way to new … Continue reading “Why are you selling this pen when you said it was perfect?” Five reasons I part with greatness