A week of old favourites, Manchester, and looking ahead to the London Pen Show…

I moaned in my State of the Collection blog recently that I had a lot of old favourites sitting unloved in my pen drawer. So for this week's loadout I'm leaving the Karas Ink, Nakaya and Conids behind and rediscovering old flames. I'm taking a brief trip for work to Manchester this week, which will … Continue reading A week of old favourites, Manchester, and looking ahead to the London Pen Show…

Friday five

Magnificent seven has been going pretty well. Time to take it to the next level: Friday five. Same principle, two fewer pens. Here's week one. Conid Minimalistica Monarch, Sailor Kin-Mokusei I've been persevering with the Conid, and today flushed out the Montblanc UNICEF, tried Montblanc Red Chine, then flushed and inked with this orange, in … Continue reading Friday five