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…

Pen Review: Sharpie S-Gel and Roller Pens

Pen Review: Sharpie S-Gel and Roller Pens

When I saw that Sharpie had expanded their pen line-up to include gel and rollerball pens, I couldn’t resist giving this Big Box brand a quick look. I have always been a fan of the Sharpie Pen (the felt tip/fiber tip version) and, of course, the ubiquitous alcohol-based Sharpie Markers for labelling boxes and other…

Notebook Review & Giveaway: TRU RED Notebooks and Pens

A few weeks ago we were contacted by Staples e-commerce team to see if we were interested in reviewing the TRU RED line of notebooks and pens. TRU RED is a brand developed and carried by Staples.com, but you can also find TRU RED products at Target and Walmart. The TRU RED Expert Notetaking Collection…

Pen Review: Sakura Ballsign Knock Gel Pen (0.6 mm  5-Color Metallic Set)

Pen Review: Sakura Ballsign Knock Gel Pen (0.6 mm 5-Color Metallic Set)

Of all the gel pens currently available, the Sakura Ballsign Knock gel pens are not frequently mentioned. However, there is no good reason that these pens are not mentioned more frequently. Pentel, Uni, and Pilot are all regularly discussed but Sakura is only mentioned in regards to their Gelly Roll collection. So, let me remind…

Pen Review: Ohto Rays Flash Dry Gel Pen (0.5 mm Olive Body)

Pen Review: Ohto Rays Flash Dry Gel Pen (0.5 mm Olive Body)

I’ve been binging on the TV series Endeavour on Amazon Prime the last few weeks and I immediately noticed that Inspector Morse continually uses a Parker Jotter to make notes in his not-entirely-period-accurate pocket Moleskine. Regardless of the slight period inaccuracies, I was getting itchy to use a classic Parker-style Jotter. Along comes the Ohto…