Lamy Safari Petrol

Lamy Petrol… high expectations When Lamy announced that the limited edition Safari colour for 2017 would be ‘Petrol’, the fountain pen community was almost unanimously joyful.  Following the huge popularity of last year’s release, Dark Lilac, I was very keen to get my hands on this limited edition.  I was especially excited for the Lamy Petrol…Continue Reading “Ink review: Limited Edition Lamy Petrol ink”

Namiki Emperor Vermillion

“I have tried hundreds of pens, but none come close to the Namiki Emperor Vermillion” Those who set out on the journey of finding the biggest and most grand fountain pen, the options have long remained unchanged; Montblanc 149, Pelikan M1000, an Oversize Visconti or perhaps a Sailor King of Pen. What if you want…Continue Reading “Pens of the People: The Namiki Emperor Vermillion”

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”

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’”