nice cover

For the longest time, I've been wanting a refillable leather cover for my Seven Seas notebook. There are those made specifically for this notebook, but they've been out of stock since last year some time. I've looked elsewhere, but wasn't sure the measurements would fit exactly. Besides the one in their website looked so nice so… Continue reading nice cover

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dotted paper

Got a notebook from Goulet with dotted Tomoé River paper. I've never used that before. Thought perhaps it would be good for practicing/improving my handwriting. After all ... that was one of the basic ideas I had when all this fountain pen stuff started. I just wanted to get a decent handwriting for 'daily use'… Continue reading dotted paper

it’s a bit like photography

This whole fountain pen business reminds me at times about the DSLR camera: paper, pen, ink ... ISO, aperture, shutter speed. You can't change one without changing the others. Almost. When I started out, I found out about Clairefontaine paper and thought it was heavenly. After a while a pen pal in Germany sent me… Continue reading it’s a bit like photography