Time for a Bath | Cleaning my pens

Time for a Bath | Cleaning my pens

I put off cleaning out my pens for about two months straight. I finally had to break down and clean them out before heading to the Chicago pen show! SOURCE:http://penhabit.com/2017/05/04/time-for-a-bath-cleaning-my-pens/ ...

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Aurora 88 Nebulosa | Pen Précis

Aurora 88 Nebulosa | Pen Précis

I’ve been reviewing/talking about Aurora Pens a lot lately. It’s no secret I’m a big fan of a lot of their pens. This pen, however, may be my favorite of all the Aurora pens I’ve tried/talked about/purchased. When I first saw a picture of the Aurora ...

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My Photo Setup

My Photo Setup

Recently, I got a request from Thomas Xavier on Twitter asking to outline my gear and photo setup. The blog is very photo-heavy and it’s been a journey that’s gone from miserable pictures taken on my phone to offering commercial photography services. ...

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Pilot Custom 823 Review

Pilot Custom 823 Review

If Pilot’s production line could be said to have a flagship pen, the Pilot Custom 823 would probably be it. Visually, it’s not the most remarkable pen in creation: it’s a standard cigar-shaped pen that, were it not for a few tell-tale differences, wo ...

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Top 5 Pens under $100 for Season 4

Top 5 Pens under $100 for Season 4

The fountain pen hobby can be disastrously expensive for those who us who lack self-control (or any semblance of common sense.)  Not everyone will jump from a $60 to a $600 pen in just a couple of months like I did, nor should they. So, for those peo ...

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Lamy Safari Petrol Fountain PenReview

Lamy Safari Petrol Fountain PenReview

Lamy Safari Petrol Fountain Pen Review  The 2017 Limited Edition color of the Lamy Safari fountain pen Another year, another lime-greenish disappoi — wait a second. It’s a Lamy limited edition, and it’s NOT neon green! They’re calling this color “Pet ...

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Gama Supreme | Fountain Pen Review

Gama Supreme | Fountain Pen Review

I like big pens and I cannot lie. I have made no secret of the fact that I enjoy a good oversized pen. Most of my favorites fall into the “large” pen category. But, as though in an attempt to prove there can be too much of a good thing, the folks at ...

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Top 5 Workhorse Pens for Season 4

Top 5 Workhorse Pens for Season 4

Sometimes, people just want a pen–one pen–that is high quality, writes like a champ, and will last a lifetime. They’re willing to pay a good sum of money for that pen, and they want it to be special (but not so special/unique that losing or having it ...

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Schon DSGN The Clip PenReview

Schon DSGN The Clip PenReview

Schon DSGN Aluminum with Clip Pocket Pen Review An aluminum pocket pen with a brass set screw, all made right here in the USA. Now it’s got a clip! First thing’s first, go check out my review of the stainless steel, unclipped version of this pen here ...

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Aurora Duo Cart | Fountain Pen Review

Aurora Duo Cart | Fountain Pen Review

Recently, a large Italian company was celebrating its 60th anniversary, and approached the Italian pen manufacturer, Aurora, with a commission to produce a batch of 1,500 pens to give as gifts to its employees. Instead of just any pen, though, the co ...

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