I’ve honestly lost count of how many TWSBI Ecos I’ve owned. From the Golden Horse LE to the turquoise, hot pink, sunshine yellow, the funny-shaped Eco-Ts, all the way back to the full demo I bought first way back when… my house is with Ecos like NYC is with rats. No matter how many you … Continue reading Nine reasons to love the TWSBI Eco Jade
I've been using the Gazing Far tmX for a couple of weeks now and it impresses me every time I pick it up. The tmX is a pocket pen of classical proportions. Capped and uncapped its silhouette is very similar to the market leader, the Kaweco Sport. But this is no Sport clone. Gazing Far … Continue reading Review: Gazing Far tmX pocket pen in dragon juniper
Oh most blessed of days — the New Pen Day — thrice visited me today! Rejoice! Today I took delivery of three pens, all of which I immediately inked and had a good play with. Look out for reviews to come, but here are my first thoughts... Opus 88 Koloro I was intrigued by this … Continue reading New pen day! Taccia Spectrum, Opus Koloro 88, Wing Sung 601
This is an addictive, yet frustrating pen. Let me talk you through what I love about it — and what makes me just a little sad inside. What's great ystudio has done a marvellous job of the machining on this beauty. The copper is stonewashed so it actually feels soft. The branding is a subtle … Continue reading Ystudio portable copper fountain pen: aiming high
Ystudio's pens have drawn a lot of attention, and for good reason. One look and you can see that they're genuinely different from other pens out there in terms of materials and design. More than that, they in fact show a fresh approach to how people use pens. For example, the ystudio "portable" fountain pen … Continue reading Ystudio desk pen: turned on or brassed off?