I’ve often written about the benefits of airplane safe pens but never tackled how to deal with an in-flight explosion of the pen kind, here are a few down to earth ink removal suggestions. [Read more…]
Easy to Follow Guides Including Choosing Pens, How to use Them, Tips to Improve Your Handwriting & Much More.
Modern technology was supposed to herald the death of the humble pen, but their popularity seems to be on the increase. There are an estimated 20,000 different pens available to buy today and hundreds if not thousands of different ways to use them. Our guides section is packed with useful information to help you make more informed choices. If you are unsure which type of pen you need then you will find our post ballpoint, rollerball or gel pens useful.
Once you know which type of pen you need then should you buy it in black or blue ink? If you are left-handed do you know what makes a good pen for left-handed writers? Also, should you use a thick or thin pen? The answers to all these questions can be found in this section. If you have children then definitely check out the best pens for exams, we all want to do the best we can four our kids after reading this guide you will be able to make sure they are properly prepared which is one less thing to worry about.
IF you suffer from pain or discomfort when writing? Then ergonomic pens can help to relieve your pain so take a look at the complete guide to ergonomic pens. Erasable pens are all the rage these days but not all erasable pens are created equally. To help you choose the best ones for your needs we have written an in-depth complete guide to erasable pens.
Last but not least we have some top tips for looking after your pens in don’t lose your pen and how to keep your pens from drying out. Once you have finally chosen your shiny new pen if your handwriting looks like a spider crawled across the page why not get some practice in using our 7 steps to better handwriting guide.
Recently, some of the most-respected voices in the online pen community were asked by The Wirecutter to choose what they consider the best pen.
(It’s a very comprehensive piece and quite worth reading, if you haven’t already.)
Brad, from The Pen Addict; Brian, from OfficeSupplyGeek; Elizabeth, from No Pen Intended; and Azizah, from Gourmet Pens, all reached the same conclusion: that the Uniball Jetstream is the best pen. [Read more…]
How should you store your pens? a question that we get from time to time, and to which it seemed like there would be a simple answer, but alas, that is not the case. However, the following top tips will help.
If one of your resolutions for next year is to get a little more organized, it might be time to start investing in some coloured ink. Those extra hues can be invaluable in helping to keep all the little gears of your life meshing together effectively. [Read more…]
A little while back, the Rhodia Drive blog asked the question of who might ever have need of an ink pen that writes in damp conditions.
Right away, we thought of a few: Journalists, construction supervisors, attendance takers – and anyone who lives in the UK.
With that in mind, we asked our Twitter followers for their recommendations on ink pens that are good for use outdoors and in inclement weather. (To qualify as a good outdoor pen, it has to use a pressurized ink cartridge that will force the ink to come out, even when it doesn’t want to, and must use a non-water soluble paste ink.) [Read more…]