It’s been a busy week for me real life wise and next will be worse. There may be an ink post this Wednesday, however there will not be a proper post today or next Friday.
For me ‘school puddings’ are memories of youth. Growing up, my father liked sponge and custard plus my school adhered to the tradition of suet puddings for lunch time deserts. Now if this range was by a certain British ink maker then perhaps we would have Jam Rolly Polly, Spotted Dick, and Sticky Toffee Pudding inks. Still, I’m never going to object to a decent chocolate pudding. Of course I am sure someone will point out to me that to those of you from across the great pond, from where this ink originates, chocolate pudding is a form of mousse. Still it is chocolate so all should be fine ….Continue reading
Last Sunday, the 9th of October, saw the London Pen Show, held once more at the Hammersmith Novotel. Despite the weather forecast being for rain, it proved to be a dry though chilly day, which of course was moot once we were inside and wandering round.Continue reading
As a Brit I suspect only an American ink company could come up with using Key Lime Pie as an influence for a colour. I am not even sure I quite know what it tastes like, however with my sweet tooth I suspect I would like it.Continue reading
Want a Kaweco fountain pen with a size #6 nib? Want a Kaweco with a more traditional look and size? Well as of September this year (2022) Kaweco have you covered with the release of the Original. Two versions of the pen providing two nib options, the ubiquitous size #4 Bock made 060 and the much more common size #6 Bock 250.Continue reading
Back in late 2019 Monteverde released the Sweet Life limited edition of 10 cake related inks. I suspect (and will probably repeat this virtually every review of the set, so I will apologies now) that blueberry muffins are a favourite snack of one of the Yafa Brands office staff. Certainly I have enjoyed the occasional muffin though I am more likely to choose chocolate.Continue reading