Faber-Castell Loom

Well this is a pen I’ve owned for ages but never reviewed. As it’s back in my work rotation this is a great opportunity for a JAPB review! I had my eye on the Loom for a while before I picked it up. I really liked the aesthetics; simple lines, solid colours. The list price […]

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Present & Correct, Isington

So no photos this time. I ‘took’ one of the shop interior but it seems my phone neglected to save it 😦 My partner really wanted to see an art exhibition in South Islington. This gave me an excuse to walk 10 minutes West and visit Present & Correct. This darling little shop is in […]

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Zebra V-301 Fountain Pen

Here’s one off the old backlog… So a year or two ago I read a favourable review of the 301 series rollerball. In a comment somebody mentioned a fountain pen variant. A quick google and I found it for sale on Amazon UK for just £2.99. A moments click and one was on its way. […]

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Xmas Lewt

So it’s Xmas and being the ‘pen guy’ of my family I wondered what I’d get. My folks bought me a wooden pen pox. It’s nice but the length of the two compartments is much more suitable for pencils! They also got me this nice Cross ballpoint. I can see that being good for work, […]

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I Wanna New Drug

So I’ve been getting into pencils. It all started with this episode of the Pen Addict Podcast about mechanical pencils. Myke and Brad discussed their favourites and I’d soon ordered a Kuru Toga and Uni Ball Shift Pipe. They were neat and others were to follow but before that I started listening to the Erasable […]

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