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

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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