As pet peeves go, this one seems relatively minor, but apparently there is a significant portion of our culture that is driven to distraction whenever someone uses the term ‘ink pen.’ [Read more…]
Like a lot of you, I carry a notebook every day and take a ton of handwritten notes about most everything from grocery lists to my someday novel.
I prefer writing on paper with a pen and have no interest in using handwriting apps for the smartphone, digital pens or tablet and stylus to capture my thoughts. Something about that just seems to suck all the creativity right out of the process. Over the years, we’ve heard from many of you who feel exactly the same way. [Read more…]
PenAgain is an ergonomic range of pens & pencils. The brainchild of Colin Roche who used his time in a school detention to develop his ideas. Fast forward 15 years & during lunch with old college friend engineer Bobby Ronsse, the pair decided to embark on a business venture & the rest as they say is history. [Read more…]
Who’d have thought that an ordinary Bic Cristal stick pen could inspire brilliance – or at least a pretty good go at wit? Not us, until we saw the reviews for the pen that have been accumulating on Amazon.com for the last few years.
It seems to have started in March 2007 with an overly earnest Amazon review of the Bic Crystal medium point from Matt Williams of Essex, England. He gave the pen four stars, noting that it is “very good if you need to write on paper.” [Read more…]
I love highlighting my books. I have a green Pilot FriXion highlighter that I usually keep tucked into whatever book I’m reading – if it’s non-fiction – to brighten up those key phrases that I want to mark for future reference. [Read more…]