“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

My 2022 pen new year resolutions (and laminated list)

2021 was a good year for pens for me, and for this blog. I discovered so many amazing creations, from Elbwood's fabulous Pocketmaster up to Santini's bonkers Giant. But it was very, very expensive. (And don't forget, you can support the blog with a quick donation through PayPal!) So for 2022, my main resolution is: … Continue reading My 2022 pen new year resolutions (and laminated list)

The UKFP 2021 Christmas Gift Guide: Vendor Edition

Yes, it's November. Yes, it's 40-something days until Christmas. But heaven knows the global supply chain is screwed up, and I wanted to give you folks and our poor long-suffering pen retailers as much time as possible to sort out Christmas. So: something a little different for this year's holiday season. Instead of me just … Continue reading The UKFP 2021 Christmas Gift Guide: Vendor Edition