Conklin Sunburst Orange, Monteverde Mandarin Orange and Rhodia Paper!

Conklin All American Sunburst and Monteverde Mandarin Orange Ink

Last week I happened to look out of the window and see our maple tree changing into a gorgeous orange and brown colour. I decided to see what orange we had in stock! First up was the Conklin All American fountain pen in Sunburst Orange. If you don’t know the All American, you’ll first be … Read more

Four Fountain Pens For Calligraphy

I won’t pretend to be a good writer (those of you who have received my notes will know) and I’m certainly not a calligraphy nut, but within the last year we have had a few customers ask us to stock ‘fancy’ nibs that would fit regular fountain pens. Nibs that would give their handwriting a … Read more

Esterbrook Estie Fountain Pen Review

Esterbrook Estie Capped!

The Esterbrook Pen Company was established in 1858 and reborn in 2018 with the help of New York based creative branding firm, Kenro. Kenro are experts in their chosen area of focus – premium fine writing and watches – with over 26 years of expertise in design, marketing and distribution. And wow oh wow have … Read more

Kaweco AL Special Fountain Pen Review

Purple Mist And Kaweco Special

The AL Special fountain pen is another unique offering in Kaweco’s lineup. Kaweco are known for interesting design and styling and have made another pen that is attractive yet functional. From the small but mighty Liliput to the large heavy Supra and everything in between, Kaweco never fails to please. The AL Special is no … Read more

Platinum #3776 Century Bourgogne Fountain Pen Review

Platinum century #3776 fountain pen

Shunichi Nakata founded the Platinum pen company in 1919. The company has been in the pen business for nearly one hundred years and represents something very special. A long history of bringing fine writing instruments to the consumer. In the writing instrument business the finest pens come from the organizations with the longest histories. Platinum … Read more

Conklin Mark Twain Crescent Filler Fountain Pen Review

Conklin Crescent Filler Fountain Pen

Scriptus 2018 came and went and was an fantastic show for us. I’m always humbled by the amazing organization, the people we meet and other stores that support Canada’s only pen show. It sounds sad when you hear it like that and I can only hope that other cities in Canada follow the love. But … Read more