gift

A friend in Germany sent me this pink ballpoint pen from Faber-Castell some time ago. It's a good quality pen, like all other stuff they make. By chance, I came across the corresponding fountain pen in an English website. It was inexpensive and I bought it. Wanted to see whether the nib of this pen… Continue reading gift

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impulse purchase

On Boxing Day [the day after Christmas], I was aimlessly browsing Amazon when this fountain pen appeared before me. It wasn't on my radar -- I'm not even sure it's a pen I would have been interested in normally. However, the picture and the price appealed to me, and I thought “What the heck?! I'll… Continue reading impulse purchase