Japan is one of the countries with an interesting fountain pen scene and it’s completely different from Europe. Fountain pens, and stationery in general are more common items. I saw a man browsing the pens and was looking for his first pen. He knew nothing of them but really wanted one. The seller took her Read More
Category: Tools of Trade
Tools we use to do our work.
2019 Gift Guide
This year’s gift guide is much shorter than last year’s since I’m not doing Blogmas this year. So it’s just a small list of gifts for stationery and book lovers. If you want more ideas, you might want to check out last year’s Blogmas overview, or the gift guide from two years ago. For the Read More
Penshow Tilburg 2019
After the Pelikan hub I was excited to get to know new people and meet other locals with a shared passion. A few of the people I met there said they’d go too, so I didn’t go in cold, like I did with the Pelikan. My husband also came to see if he could find Read More
Pelikan Hub 2019
Meet your local fountain pen community at the Pelikan hub. Share your love for fountain pens with like-minded people, try new pens, and discover new inks. Read More
The Penabler – Summer Budget Releases 2019
A highlight of limited pens available in the summer of 2019. Some already released, others still on their way. Check out the new summer colours. Read More
The Penabler – Spring Budget Releases 2019
A short overview of new, limited, and special edition fountain pens, inks and notebooks for Spring 2019. Read More
Where to find fountain pens in Tokyo?
Tokyo is filled with shops that sell fountain pens and you’ll even find them in unlikely places. Here’s a list of my favourite places to shop. Read More
Where to find stationery in Tokyo?
A list of popular stationery stores in Tokyo and where to find them. Including shop locations and other tips. Read More
Gifting stationery is one of the best things if you don’t know what to get someone who’s into books or pens. Notebooks and washi tapes are always welcome. Read More
Blogmas: Limited Edition Fountain Pens
What better way to surprise a fountain pen lover than with a limited edition of their favourite model? Or something totally different? A limited edition is sure to gain appreciation from the recipient. Here is a small selection of noteworthy limited editions to buy this holiday season. Read More