‘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!
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
Before we start proper, I want to say a massive HAPPY NATIONAL STATIONERY WEEK! Finally, seven days for pen, paper and pencil nerds to unite! To commemorate this wonderful event, expect to see some more unusual posts this week (and perhaps a giveaway, if you are nice to me), to represent the wide array of… Read More Tickled (p)Ink: KWZ Ink Test
I’ve been more blessed than the Pope this week. I’ve received ‘thanks for being a fab interviewee’ gifts from Ant of UK Fountain Pens. I’ve received ‘oops, sorry the plastic cracked’ new pen barrels from TWSBI. And I’ve received ‘my god you are super duper awesome’ gift in the form of a Galen Leather Three… Read More Top of The Pen Pots: Inky Gifts from Afar
The best products take a common problem and offer a simple solution. The Inky Fingers Currently Inked Log is one of these products. The Existential Problem We all suffer from inky insanity on some level. We have trillions of pens inked but no idea what with, and no easy way to track their pairings. Sure, we could… Read More An Inky Idyll: Inky Fingers Currently Inked Notebook Review
What’s harder than passing an elephant through the eye of a needle? Choosing a measly SIX pens to ink for the ENTIRE of March! ARRGGHHH! The Instagram #6penchallenge has been doing the rounds this week, and Ant of U.K. Fountain Pens peer pressured me in to taking part. (He also peer pressured me for an… Read More Top of The Pen Pots: 6 Pen Challenge
Everybody loves a quickie, right? Especially those that include leather, suede and studs… …on a William Hannah notebook of course! I received a William Hannah (WH) beauty as a birthday gift from my better half, after much convincing, foot rubbing and dinner cooking. £99 seems like an unholy sum for a notebook to non-stationery obsessed… Read More Fancy a Quickie: Quick look at the William Hannah notebook