My fountain pens did get used every day, although just not very much most days Usually just one or two pages. No changes among the six fountain pens inked up last Sunday although the Shawn Newton Eastman with a Esterbrook 2314-F nib and Montblanc Irish Green ink got most of the usage and was the clear favorite of the week.
Pen Shows & Clubs
The US pen show season is over, with the next season kicking off in Philadelphia on January 13-15th.
The Madrid Pen Show is nearly over by the time you’re reading this.
What Others Are Using
News: Brexit’s Impact on UK Pelikan Pricing « The Pelikan’s Perch // Pelikan prices rise in the UK, but they’re still significantly below US prices.
A Closer Look at the Lamy Lx Pen Case — Pendora’s Box // Seems like Lamy included a useful pen case with the Lx
Robert Oster’s Barossa Grape and Sunshine Yellow | FOUNTAIN PEN INKS & BLEACH // This post is a good example of why I like following this blog even though I have little interest in new inks (I have far to many already).
Review: Pelikan Edelstein Turmaline — Alt. Haven // I don’t read too many ink reviews these days so maybe I missed them, but this is an ink I haven’t seen reviewed before and I like the color.
Revisiting an old nemesis – And All Other Tasks // I’d long ignored the Safaris in my case but also enjoyed using one when it returned to the rotation.
Pen Review: Aurora Optima Perla Fountain Pen – The Well-Appointed Desk // I picked this pen up on fountain pen day and so far I like it.
Pen Review: TWSBI Eco Lime Green Fountain Pen – The Well-Appointed Desk // I have no desire to own a TWSBI Eco, yet I’m really drawn by the color.