Although I can’t honestly say that I recall my school days with too much affection as some, that’s not the case when it comes to writing instruments, I have vivid memories of my first “real pen” it was a Parker Jotter ballpoint pen. I can remember wandering around the local newsagents & stationers, ferreting through the blister packs hanging on racks looking for the best color. [Read more…]
Pen & Pencil Reviews
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When it comes to people’s choice of writing utensil I guess it is all down to personal preference. I have written before that fountain pens have never been my first choice on the pen front. After reading about Rob who thinks that the Platinum Preppy is the best fountain pen in the world I was intrigued and decided to try out the Platinum Preppy fountain pen for myself.t. I also thought I’d get some help from an FP fanatic to write this review. [Read more…]
I am looking at the Caran d’Ache 849 Fluo to review today. In a vibrant lime shade, this retractable ballpoint is certainly eye-catching.
Caran d’Ache is the only company in Switzerland to manufacture pens, pencils & luxury writing instruments. Products are created by hand in workshops in Geneva, the fusion of master craftsman & computer-assisted tools has helped the company gain recognition for superior quality & innovation. [Read more…]
I have always made a point of keeping a pen & paper in my car. This morning, I was pleased to be able to reach into my glove compartment & pick up a Pilot Rexgrip. Whilst taking a steady drive to the shops, somebody decided to try to park in my boot.
Details taken & not too much damage done, I thought that as I haven’t reviewed the Rexgip before I would bring it home & put it to the test. [Read more…]
Today I am reviewing the latest Energel pen from Pentel the Pentel X Gel Pen.
This new pen, the EnerGel-X retractable, is the pen that Pentel is putting up head-to-head against the Pilot G2. To celebrate the launch, the company has rolled out a huge promotional wave – everything from giving away a car to hosting a special VIP lounge at Lollapalooze earlier this month. [Read more…]