Category: Stationery

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W is for Wooden Pens

I have become a great fan of wooden pens; that sort of fountain pen or similar stationery that take advantage of the tactile as well as the usable. It doesn’t make them astonishingly expensive. I mean, these aren’t disposable biro either. In the end, you have something that combines function with feeling. I think if…
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April 27, 2016 0

Pens, Pencils and Scratchy Sticks

Over the last couple of months, my working kit  — i.e. my kit for work — of pens and pencils has changed considerably. Back in the summer, I would probably have used a Uni-ball Eye micro black-ink pen and the dependable Pentel BK77 Superb blue-ink fine ballpoint. Pencil-wise I’d be using something straight out of…
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January 5, 2016 0

Weapon of Choice

Going through a period of pencil use at the moment. At work I cycle through favoured scribing implements on a regular basis. Maybe fortnightly, or at the very most monthly, I will find something new to write with. I’m not sure what triggers the transition to a new implement, but it always comes around in the end. I…
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September 5, 2013 0