Month: March 2017

Japanese vs German nibs

One of the first thing I noticed when I got my second fountain pen (A Lamy Safari) was how different Japanese and German nibs were. On one side you have the very wet and smooth German nibs, and on the other side you’ll find something is a little bit more scratchy. When I say “scratchy”…

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Pilot Vanishing Point

I’m not sure what to say about the Pilot Vanishing Point. There is a lot to like about it, but there is just as much to not like about it. The most striking thing about it is the unique look, and it is not a good one; at least not for me. You can either…

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My first fountain pen is retired

I bought my first fountain pen around three years ago. It was a Pilot Metropolitan, with what we today call the medium nib. There was no choice back then. Today is the last day I’m going to use it or bring as a part of my “everyday carry”. I have used it a lot, the…

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A review: Pilot Iroshizuku Fuyu-Gaki aka the @imyke ink.

![](http://static1.squarespace.com/static/560ec734e4b0d6edef0fcf6d/560ec965e4b023d2c257ab18/58c9700cbe65940fb787518c/1489596440404/imm014_16.jpg) As anyone that have at least browsed around a little bit on this site should know: I love Pilot Iroshizuku. They provide me with exactly what I want from a ink. A consistent great compromise between fantastic colours, lubrication and short dry time across many great choices. I think all of their colours look…

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Sorry…

Sorry everyone. I have not had much time to poste lately. The weird thing is that I have had drafts laying around it various notebooks, but I have simply not had the time to transcribe them. I have some posts lined up now. And my hope is that I’ll get the time to publish at…

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