Normally, I hate flip flops. The toe peg makes my feet sore, they are impossible to walk in on sand, and are usually worn by toffs at university in the middle of December. Flipping ridiculous. However, the Say Nice Things Flip Flop is a different story. It’s one of my favourite fountain pen friendly notebooks… Read More Flip Flopping: Say Nice Things Flip Flop Notebook Review
‘Ello folks! Sorry I’ve been a little blog light of late (poet and I didn’t know it), I’ve been fraternising with a new, younger, sexier project…the Nib & Muck Etsy shop! Your incentive to read on is a discount code for my new store – you have been warned/bribed. The Etsy shop is a celebration… Read More Where ‘Av You Been?!: Nib & Muck Etsy Shop!
Star Wars fans REJOICE! This post will be littered with Jedi references. For those of you who haven’t seen Star Wars…where the F**K have you been?! Instagram and the fountain pen community have been awash with Chinese wonder pens recently, and I jumped on the Deathstar to be part of the crew. For less than… Read More Attack of the Clones: Jinhao 922 & Delike New Moon
Can you bloody believe it?! A DUP/Conservative Coalition?! JOKES – who cares about THAT. What I mean is, can you believe that I had NO GREEN INKS in my collection until the guys at Bureau Direct sent some my way?! Serious political news right there. Satire aside, I’m impressed with Mr Oster’s green liquid. Vibrant,… Read More Green as Grass: Robert Oster Green Inks Review
Hey y’all! Check out my new For Sale page for all the latest bobbins that you can get your hands on. Enjoy! Keep those nibs mucky!
I was scared. So so scared… …when this beast landed on my door mat. Is it a police baton? No. Is it a dildo? No. It’s a PEN, apparently. And it is MASSIVE. That is not something I often say. Thanks to Jake for sending his Streamline model around the United Inkdom crew to review;… Read More ‘Hello, Big Boy’: Jake Lazzari Custom Pen Review
When one thinks of Manuscript Pens, you think of cheap calligraphy sets, a love of the colour black and annoying plastic packaging that only the devil himself could open. BUT, the lovelies at Manuscript have come up with a new, high end and – thank god – non-plastically packaged older brother: the Manuscript ML 1856.… Read More ‘Baby, I don’t want no stubs’: Manuscript ML 1856 1.1 Stub Review
Sorry for brief hiatus folks, been studying and that! (With ‘and that’ meaning ‘getting my tan on in gorgeous British Summer that will last three days.) Thanks for the patience :)! Most women lie about themselves. Their size. Their age. Hell, even their gender sometimes! The Paper Republic Grand Voyageur XL is such a woman.… Read More Never Ask a Woman Her Size: Paper Republic Grand Voyageur XL Notebook Review
Do you like versatile notebooks? Do you like amazing products made in good ol’Blighty? Do you like items that resemble the turds of unicorns? Then you’ll bloody love this! Andy of Say Nice Things was an absolute doll and sent me one of their A5 Journals to review…and ANOTHER ONE to giveaway to you lucky… Read More Play Nicely with Unicorns : Say Nice Things Notebook Review
Do not adjust your screens. I actually AM talking about pencils today, not pens. Don’t shoot me. BUT, I’ve found that pencils are equally as nuanced, beautiful and interesting as fountain pens. I know, I was shocked to the core too (like the pencil pun ;)?!). Sometimes, a pen just won’t cut it and the… Read More Doctor, I Need Pencil-cillin: Mega Blackwing Pencil Test!