OK, here’s the thing: The 5 pens that everyone should have aren’t the only pens you should own. They aren’t even the most expensive pens you can own. But what they are is a set of pens that can easily and ably handle most of your daily tasks with style and without costing you a small fortune. [Read more…]
Recommended Pens & Pencils
If you are looking for the best pen and don’t want to read through countless reviews, then the following guides which contain our top recommended pens should put you on the right track.
Angie Thistelewood a keen fountain pen enthusiast has kindly sent us her review of what she believes are the best fountain pens that are under £20.00 to purchase. She has given a full review of the 10 best fountain pens which include writing performance, nib sizes, and cost of ownership. [Read more…]
Looking for the best mechanical pencil for your kids to use at school?
Adults mechanical pencils tend to have slender barrels, relatively small lead diameter, and retractable or fixed lead sleeves which are great for straight edges but not that practicable for younger children.
In this guide, we explain what to look for when choosing your kid’s mechanical pencil and recommend what we think are 6 of the best mechanical pencils for children. If you are unsure if you need a wooden or mechanical pencil then tale a look at Wooden Pencils Vs Mechanical Pencils for more information.
The difference clearly explained between a drafting & mechanical pencil with our top 5 recommendations for each type of pencil.
Having been asked recently what the difference between Drafting & Mechanical Pencil is I thought it would be an idea to explain what features that drafting pencil tends to have compared to mechanical pencils and list some of the more popular examples.
A couple of months ago, I wrote about teachers and students using green ink as part of a feedback system that focuses on improving work, instead of just highlighting mistakes.
That made me a little curious about green ink pens since I didn’t really have much experience with them. The few I’d used were pretty unimpressive, mostly because the ink was so pallid. So I decided to take a run through a bunch of green pens to find the ones that worked the best. [Read more…]