This week’s favorite fountain pen and ink combo was the Rotring 600 Lava with Athena Sepia ink. Both are new to me. The Rotring 600 has an extremely smooth nib, so smooth I can forgive it for being a medium. The Athena Sepia ink has a nice color and puts down a line true to the nib width.
For a full list of the fountain pen related articles I read this week you can visit Fountain Pen Links. The ones I especially enjoyed are:
Visconti Homo Sapiens Bronze Age Fountain Pen Review – edjelley.com // I love the look of these pens although I prefer the silver trim of the Steel Age.
Sailor Kingdom Note Tanna Japonensis – inklode // A very nice looking green that is unfortunately only available in Japan.
Pen Shows: What To Expect, What To Do – Hey there! SBREBrown // Good video explaining what to expect when going to a pen show
Montblanc 149 Meisterstück Fountain Pen Review – THE UNROYAL WARRANT // Good review of a less than ideal pen and pen purchase.
Faber-Castell Basic Fountain Pen in Carbon Fibre – East…West…Everywhere // My particular FC Basic also had a smooth nib but started leaking so it’s waiting for me to look at it.
Review: Clairefontaine ME Notebooks – The Well-Appointed Desk // I use both digital and paper, yet I’ve skipped any notebooks that try to link the two. These notebooks take a different slant on the linkage.
Doane Paper Utility Notebook Review — The Pen Addict // My favorite pocket notebooks.
Notebooking Strategies — The Gentleman Stationer // I’m still trying to figure this out. I have the work notebook, a scratchpad and recently a journal.
Heart & Soul: A Visit to Write Notepads & Co. – From the Pen Cup // A look at one notebook manufacturer.
Esterbrook J – Thepencilcaseblog // Interesting story of a first Esterbrook purchase