Monthly Archives: February 2015

Pimp My Pen Competition Entries 2015

Pimp My Pen Competition Entries 2015

Here they are! Our #PimpMyPen Competition entries Which is your favourite? Let us know on Twitter & Facebook! Name: Amanda Carter Location: Birmingham, UK Amanda summarises her entry as a “super girly look”, and we agree! She used some of her favourite washi tape and gem stickers to cover the…
Lamy Linea Fountain Pen Review

Lamy Linea Fountain Pen Review

The Lamy Linea is an aluminium-bodied fountain pen with an interesting herringbone pattern. It takes standard Lamy converters and cartridges, and standard Lamy nibs. This pen has many similarities with the Pur, the ST and the Logo, so let’s start there before going on to the differences. All but the…
Sailor Jentle Ink Oku-Yama Review

Sailor Jentle Ink Oku-Yama Review

Review Setup Ink: Sailor Jentle Ink Oku-Yama Paper: Rhodia Line (80g/m – 21.3lb) Pen: Franklin Christoph M40 Pocket (Fire & Ice), Masuyama Medium Stub Nib Thoughts This is my second Sailor ink that I now own (I loved the first one so much, I bought two bottles!). Will I do…
Handwriting in History: Dick Turpin

Handwriting in History: Dick Turpin

  Richard (“Dick”) Turpin (1705-1739) was a notorious highwayman in Georgian times. However, his story is actually full of more crimes than he is well known for. He started his work life as a butcher in Essex – following in his Father’s footsteps – however his ‘career’ later took a…
7 Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day

7 Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is now the second biggest card-giving celebration in the world, next to Christmas. In the UK we go crazy for all the red, floral and cuddly goodies available in shops in the run up to 14th February (and afterwards, probably in the sale section of the aisles!) As…