When you're a pen freak like me, you spend as much time organising your stationery (and other hobbies' detritus) as you spend using it. My setup is not fancy. I don't have a huge house, I don't have a dream home office or desk setup. I have a beaten-up Ikea desk and office chair that … Continue reading Behind the scenes: storage, travel and writing desks
My poor pen collection has had a very disruptive week. Two of the pens in my week four selection (the Pineider and Diplomat) went into the 'for sale' pile, so I took them out of rotation. But I wrote the Lamy 2000 dry, and had good runs with the 149 and Optima. And then today … Continue reading The magnificent seven: week five
Happy Friday, everyone. Some quickfire updates for you... Paper: good and bad Good news first. GLP's the Author notebook is now available in a range of colours from Amazon, and a special festive red edition is available too. Same great flexible format with Tomoe paper, same price (around £20), but a beautiful blue and bright … Continue reading Snippets: Conids, paper and more
If you read my last post, you'll have spotted that I've bought rather a lot of pens in the past couple of months. So it's time to sell some and restore balance to the force. Also, I want a Conid. As usual with my sales, all pens below are in well looked-after condition and are … Continue reading Pens for sale!