Anne Lines

Who is Anne Lines? I’m sure many of our readers will have seen the weird and wonderful patterns created by Annelies, or as you might know her @anne.lines or @anne.grids. Annelies is a Dutch artist who set herself the challenge of “exploring lines on a daily basis”. This challenge began with Annelies creating one lined…Continue Reading “Anne Lines: A geometric journey – Nibspotter”

J. Herbin 1670 Caroube De Chypre

A special ink There is something undeniably special about writing with ‘glitter inks’.  For me, fountain pen should feel special to write with, so having a good ink to write with to match your special pen is vital.  In terms of ‘special’, it doesn’t get much better than J. Herbin 1670 Caroube de Chypre. Caroube de…Continue Reading “Ink review: J. Herbin 1670 Caroube de Chypre”

Pelikan M1050

In this instalment of ‘Pens Of The People’, we take a look at one very special Pelikan M1050. The pen in question is a result of the work of the extremely talented Shawn Newton, and it’s proud owner, P.T.Balan. The Pelikan flagship The Pelikan M1050 (and M1000 and M1005) is seen by many as the…Continue Reading “Pens Of The People: PB’s custom binde Pelikan M1050 ‘Gryffindor edition’”


Bungubox turns five Well know Japanese fountain pen retailer, Bungubox, are celebrating their fifth anniversary in 2017. Bungbox is best known for their stunning selection of inks, which have taken the fountain pen world by storm over the last couple of years. Apart from their inks, Bungbox also works in conjunction with many Japanese fountain…Continue Reading “Bungubox 5th anniversary Sailor Pro Gear”