My Favorite Items from 2018 (So Far)

2018 has been an interesting year in stationery for me. I’ve been doing this whole pen blogging thing for a long time now, and admittedly things start to seem the same. “New” items are older items, just in a different color way. Kickstarter is full of gimmicky items (there are some gems) that don’t improve […]

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Ensso Pen Uno Review

Every aspect of the Uno pen has been reduced to the essentials. The barrel for example is so narrow it is eclipsed by even the refill of standard sized pens, such as a Pilot G2. There isn’t a milligram of unnecessary bulk. The Uno is quite literally the bare minimum a pen can be.

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Esterbrook “Estie” Fountain Pen Review

Esterbrook “Estie” Fountain Pen Review Review Ink: Robert Oster Fire and Ice, Tekker Inks Burnt Umber Review Paper: Rhodia ICE Pad, Bull and Stash Leather Notebook shown Specs: Description: The return of a vintage favorite, updated for modern times. It retains the ability to use vintage nibs. Nib:Steel medium, vintage steel fine stub Filling Mechanism: […]

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Good Made Better Penwell Traveler Review + Kickstarter Announcement!

Good Made Better Penwell Traveler Review + Kickstarter Announcement! What is it? The Penwell Traveler is a unique little desk accessory from Good Made Better – a small US-based shop ran by a gentleman named Dan. This is a different type of pen stand that keeps your pen at the ready in the writing position. […]

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Kaweco AL Sport Stonewashed Fountain Pen Review

The Kaweco AL Sport Stonewashed offers classic good looks, a solid build, and a remarkable design that shrinks it to just 10.6 cm when capped. These traits, coupled with the rugged finish, make it a natural contender for a great pocket fountain pen. Let’s take a closer look to see if this writing instrument lives up to expectation.

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