Review: Kaweco Perkeo

Serious considering going back to Iroshizuku

Where does different writing instruments fit in?

On the pens I like

Finding out what I enjoy to use

Fountain pens and pencils

Ink Review: Diamine Saphire Blue

Clairefontane Flying Spirit Notebook Review.

To keep or not to keep?

Kum Automatic Long Point Pencil Sharpener.

Palomino Blackwing.

Using a Iroshizuku bottle as a inkwell.

How I rotate pens

Where to go next?

How things have changed since I got into fountain pens.

What I Carry

Pairing it down even further.

Limiting the number of pens I have in rotation

Removing one notebook.

A Vanishing Point with CON-70?

The Pen Addict 2018 Kickstarter


A good inkwell?

Being left handed.

More retractable fountain pens

Two years have passed.

In rotation

Binder Clips


Thick vs thin notebooks

Filling the Vanishing Point

'Ink Review

Leuchtturm1917 as the new Moleskine.

Task Management in 2018

Hello world!

My Rules

Another Review of the J. Herbin 1670 Caroube de Chypre

'Diamine Tropical Glow

What I expect from an A5 notebook

Something between the sample and a bottle.


How do they hold up?

Tomoe River Paper

Some thoughts on cleaning fountain pens.

When is bad paper a good idea?

Lamy 2000 vs the Pilot Vanishing Point

My notebook system

What is the deal with Pilot and Cartridges?

The clear TWSBI ECO.

'Pen Addicts Norway

New pages

How I use the three markers in my Bullet Journal

Three excellent notebooks

The size of ink bottles.

A beginners combo.

A Rhodia re-visit.

Three inks for a very long time.

Piston fillers versus Cartridge converter

Pilot CON-40

Task Management in 2017

'New Page


What I use paper for in 2017.


'Daily Carry

Ink Bottle Design.

Japanese vs German nibs

Pilot Vanishing Point

My first fountain pen is retired

'A review


Bag Philosophy.

'Tom Bihn Pilot

'Year one

What is convenient isn’t always better.

Why I don’t organise my notebooks.

End of an era, and when I discovered the benefits of handwriting.

We need handwriting.

How to ask the right questions


Small or large?

On when to buy.

Everything matters.

Using a journal to keep track of habit forming.

'Ink Review

My New Work Notebook.

Review Field Notes Wooden Archival Box

Where to spend your money.

I Missed a couple of posts.

The difference between bad and different.



Ink hoarding.

The Circle.

Curiosity and expansion

The Ideal number of refills in the MTN.

The Retro 51 “refill”.

Digital or analogue?

Good vs Good Enough

The Journaling Habit.

Rotating inks

Ordering internationally.

Quality as a virtue.


Having a notebook on your desk

On geekdom and why I care about stationary.

'Load out

Two Pens.

'Finding a place for pen & paper'

On Kickstarter pens and notebooks.

'Midori Travelers Notebook

Lefties and fountain pens.

Your first fountain pen.


'Ink Review

How I pick inks.

'Load out

Links of the Week.

On notebooks.

'The Finer Point



'The Pencilcase Blog

'Seaweed Kisses

'The Pen Haul



'Pens! Paper! Pencils!

Pen Addict Review of the Pilot Stargazer.

Goulet Review of the Lamy Charged Green ink.



Why writing down tasks from your task management app can be a productivity booster.

Load out February 2016.

'Fountain Pens for Lefties

What Makes The Stationery Community Great — The Pen Addict

Planner Formats | Notebook Stories

Midori Traveler’s Notebook Rebranding

'The Pencilcase Blog | Fountain pen, Pencil, Ink and Paper reviews

Handwriting will not die… | The Cramped

Task Management with pen and paper.

'The Pen Addict

'Forrest Brazeal

Cursive Logic

'Gourmet Pens

'The Well-Appointed Desk


Lamy 2000 Rollerball Review — Pen Addict

Pilot Custom Heritage 92 | Calligraphy Nut

Reconsidering Moleskine | The Well-Appointed Desk

TWSBI ECO Fountain Pen Review — Pen Addict

Nock Co Lookout — The Finer Point

'Why the Lamy 2000 is My EDC Pen — nib & ink'

'RelayCon Atlanta


My review of the Pilot Metropolitan

'Ink Review

'Notebook Stories

Negotiations — Pen Addict

'The Gentleman Stationer

'Midori Traveler’s Notebook

Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pen Review — Pen Addict


My Field Notes Review.


'Load out


On pen rotation.

'Pens and Junk

'Lamy Imporium in Black and Gold

Why I Love Steel Nibs – The Pen Addict

'What I Use


Introducing Pen Addict Memberships — Pen Addict

My review of the Hobonichi Planner.




Hovonichi Planner 2016

'The Midori Travelers Notebook

Wreck This Journal’ by Keri Smith — Tools and Toys

On Keeping A Notebook

'The Pen Haul

50 Used Field Notes

Loadout December.

The Case for multiple pens

'A Better Desk

'The Cramped

Congratulations Brad!

'First Impressions

Pilot Iroshizuku Ina-Ho Ink Review

'Ink Review


'Pens! Paper! Pencils!

Today is Journal Day


'Cal Newport

'Field Notes Tip #1'

10 Gifts For The Fountain Pen Enthusiast

Journal Day!

TWSBI Diamond 580AL Blue Fountain Pen Review

Your first fountain pen

'The Brooks Review

'The Pencilcase

'The Pen Habit

'Pen Goulet

How to figure out what you need

The paper triad.

'Tools and Toys

'The Finer Point

'The Finer Point

Nanami Paper Seven Seas Writer Review

The Tools and Toys Field Notes Color Subscription Review

Lamy Dialog 3 Fountain Pen – Fine Nib – Black Body

Review of Leuchtturm A4+ notebook

The Problem with Fancy Notebooks

'Cultural Offering


'The Well-Appointed Desk

Paper will last.

On Moleskine

'The Pen Addict


Where I shop

Four fantastic pen blogs

'A Beginners Guide to Fountain Pens'

Three excellent fountain pens

Three excellent pens.

'Field Notes


Why do I care?