I became a dad (again) at the weekend, so my "free time for blogs" bucket has felt pretty empty the last few days, and I expect that state of affairs to continue. But a few quick updates to make you aware of: Lamy notebooks: worth a buy Write Here sent me a couple of the … Continue reading Snippets: Lamy notebooks, Anderillium inks, Pebble notebook and more
When I found out that Dapprman had a Lamy Imporium, I practically jumped up and down with glee to try it. And then he let me borrow it! See, the pen community is a wonderful thing. The Imporium is Lamy's flagship, descended from the 1990s Persona. It's an uncommon pen. I am a huge fan … Continue reading I really wanted to like the Lamy Imporium
I've gone a bit mad with ink purchases (and review samples) in the past few weeks. You'll no doubt have seen the Pure Pens roundup. Well, I now have samples of six beautiful new Blackbird inks from British maker Mabie Todd. Here's a sneak peek: I can tell you now that a couple of these … Continue reading Ink-oming!
Apparently I now have a thing for twisty retractable fountain pens. You may remember my review of the Montblanc 1912. I have a Pilot Fermo on the way. And here is the Lamy Dialog 3. I'll say this first: this is a hell of an odd pen. No cap. No section. No finials or any … Continue reading Let’s twist again: the Lamy Dialog 3
I'll come straight out and say it: the Lamy Aion is a great pen and I like it much, much more than I thought I would. In fact, when it was first announced I didn't pay it much attention at all. Oh great, a mid-range Lamy, metal, same nib (ish) as the Safari. Yawn. Then … Continue reading The super, normal Lamy Aion