I’m not the only person at The Desk who has had a change in career this month. Ms. Jesi also started a new job this month and, much to my delight, the company she is working for is headquartered here in Kansas City. So, this week, Jesi had to fly to KC to come to her new office. Which means, Jesi and I will get to spend a little time together. It also means that I’m more excited about playing with pens and friends than writing about them today.
I hope you all get to spend some time with some of your pen friends this week, maybe at this week’s Pelikan Hub meetups? If not, maybe you can find other ways to connect with someone as passionate about this hobby as you are.
- The Best Blue Black Pens (via JetPens Blog)
- dubito: kaweco green liliput (via A Fleeting Ripple)
- Highlighters and Color Gel Pens from Faber-Castell (via An Inkophile’s Blog)
- Ranking My Favorite Ballpoint Refills in 2022 (via The Gentleman Stationer)
- Ink Review #1936: Van Dieman’s Huon Midwinter Festival (via Mountain of Ink)
- ART from the heart Diamine ExclusiveS REVIEW (via Nick Stewart FOUNTAIN PEN INK ART)
- Kakimori Pigment Inks review (via Nick Stewart FOUNTAIN PEN INK ART)
- Monteverde Sweet Life – Blue Velvet Cake (via dapprman)
- Vinta Elysium Green on Leuchtturm1917 (via Inkcredible Colours)
Notebooks & Paper:
- Guest post series – ‘Filohax’ No.1 – Paul (via Philofaxy)
- What makes a stationery purchase “good?” (via mnmlscholar)
Art & Creativity:
- Pens, Ink, And The Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) Form (via Unsharpen)
- More: Tools Really Do Change the Way You Draw (via RozWoundUp)
- Bovines and Bassett (via Fueled by Clouds & Coffee)
- Through Mystical Mixed-Media Narratives, Artist Rithika Merchant Explores Intrinsic Connection (via Colossal)
Other Interesting Things:
- Virtual Reality in the 19th Century: Paper Peepshows (via My Modern Met)
- Study Finds That Cats Know When Owners Are Using a “Cat Voice” (via My Modern Met)
- Studio Ghibli’s Theme Park is Finally Open (via My Modern Met)
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