Pen Review: Ferris Wheel Press The Scribe

Pen Review: Ferris Wheel Press The Scribe

I was surprised to discover the Ferris Wheel Press The Scribe ($45) ballpoint pen recently. It is a beautiful, lacquered ballpoint pen in the spirit of the Caran d’Ache 849 and the Parker Jotter. It’s sreamlined, elegant and beautifully packaged. Normally, I prefer easy-to-recycle packaging and The Scribe is both posh and recyclable. The pen…

Fountain Pen Review: Platinum Plaisir Aura (Special Edition 2022)

Fountain Pen Review: Platinum Plaisir Aura (Special Edition 2022)

I can’t believe, in over 12 years of blogging about fountain pens, I’ve never reviewed a Platinum Plaisir. Thanks to Gentleman Stationer for sending over this extra special Platinum Plaisir Aura 2022 Special Edition ($41 available in 3 colors). This model of the Plaisir is a little bit fancier than the standard model (approx. $18)…

Giveaway Winner: TWSBI Eco in Cerulean Blue + Halloween Prize Pack

Happy Halloween everyone! I hope you’ve got some treats to get you through the day. It’s time for me to make someone’s life a little sweeter with the TWSBI Eco Cerulean Blue giveaway, courtesy of The Gentleman Stationer. And our winner is: Congrats Jeremy! Wishing you all fun day of tricks and treats!

Pen Review: Pilot Juice Up 0.4 Classic Glossy Set (6-color set)

Pen Review: Pilot Juice Up 0.4 Classic Glossy Set (6-color set)

Pilot Juice Up 6 Color Gel Pen Set (0.4 mm) in Classic Glossy ($18) is a sophisticated looking set of gel pens that feature dark colors that are described as: Classic Glossy Black, Classic Glossy Blue, Classic Glossy Brown, Classic Glossy Green, Classic Glossy Red, and Classic Glossy Violet. The pen barrels feature silicone grips…

A Mess of Kawecos: Introducing the Blue Iguana to the Collection

I’m not even going to call this a review because I’m not sure what differentiates all the Kaweco AL Sports I seem to have in my collection as truly separate writing instruments. Remember when I shared my new Kaweco x Hello Kitty in Opal Green I mentioned staying tuned? Well a limited edition Blue Iguana…

First Look: Kaweco X Hello Kitty AL Sport Part Deux

If you’re getting a sense of deja vu, let me reassure you this has happened before. But last week I found out about the NEW Kaweco x Hello Kitty Opal Green limited edition. Available in Gold or Silver this is another Taiwan exclusive edition. Like last year’s Pink edition, barrel is marked with both Kaweco…