Midori MD fountain pen: cute with some retro vibes

You may know Midori as the Japanese brand behind the traveller's notebooks, and the well-regarded MD paper. But they also sell fountain pens, including the quirky bullet pen, and this, the MD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_uwWt8vJOE At £40, this model is pushing out of the true 'affordables' tier against the Preppies, Prefountes, Ecos and plastic Sports. You can … Continue reading Midori MD fountain pen: cute with some retro vibes

Is a Sailor Special Nib worth it? Hands on with the Naginata Cross Concord

Sailor's so-called Special Nibs -- ranging from the subtle Naginata-Togi to the absurd King Eagle -- have a storied history. They were unavailable for a few years, and relaunched just a couple of years ago with much higher prices and a new pen body format. Only recently has it been possible to buy one online; … Continue reading Is a Sailor Special Nib worth it? Hands on with the Naginata Cross Concord