Pilot FriXion Point Erasable Gel Ink Pen Set Review

There are multiple sets of different versions on the Pilot Frixion pens. Pilot makes different variants in the pen style and in different color ranges. This pen set I would call the standard color range including Black, Blue, Green, Red, Purple and Pink. These are the ‘Point’ range which are capped pens unlike the last Frixion […]

The Local Post Office: Auburn, Alabama

This is the first in an ongoing series on the local post office. I want to highlight where these vital hubs of information and business are excelling and where they sometimes fall short. My motivation is to both share these experience with you the reader as well as working together to form a series of […]

Handwritten Private Reserve Shoreline Gold Ink Review

Ink: Private Reserve Shoreline Gold Pen: Kaweco Classic Sport (f) Paper: Rhodia #16 Lined Ink: Private Reserve Shoreline Gold Pen: Kaweco Classic Sport (f) Paper: Store Brand “Green” Steno Pad Ink: Private Reserve Shoreline Gold Pen: Kaweco Classic Sport (f) Paper: Furrow Books Beta Ink Comparisons:

Pilot Metropolitan White Tiger Review

The White Tiger Pilot Metropolitan is my second Metropolitan and my first of the new designs. The new designs are the same pens in all ways other than the design. They have new colors and new band designs but that’s it. So, a tiny bit or review, the Pilot Metropolitan is known by most to […]

Furrow Books (Beta) Notebook Review

Furrow Books is a new notebook brand being launched on Kickstarter from the owner of Zeller Writing Company, Aaron Zeller. A little while back Aaron initiated a Beta release of the notebook to a select limited audience. I was one of the beta testers and I have already gone through that process, given feedback and gone […]

Name That! #9

UPDATE: Keith McCleary called it in the comments below,  Palomino Blackwing replacement erasers. The only hint in this name game will be no, no it is not a pack of gum.   Once the answer is given in the comments we’ll update with the answer. -Heath @WeThePPIL

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InCoWriMo Updates and Apologies

Ok, I admit it. I received way more entries in my InCoWriMo ‘everyone wins’ contest and from regular InCoWriMo participants in generalthan I could have possible expected. Over 200 in total! I have replied to roughly 1/3 of the entries I believe but even though I post regularly on the website my behind the scenes […]

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Pilot FriXion Point Erasable Gel Ink Pen Set Review

There are multiple sets of different versions on the Pilot Frixion pens. Pilot makes different variants in the pen style and in different color ranges. This pen set I would call the standard color range including Black, Blue, Green, Red, Purple and Pink. These are the ‘Point’ range which are capped pens unlike the last Frixion […]

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Name That! #8

UPDATE: It’s the Franklin Christoph M40P ‘Fire & Ice’ correctly guessed in the comments by Zidaroff on the model and Aida Delos Reyes on the exact stlye. One of the more unique looking pens I’ve seen lately. Can you name it? Once the answer is given in the comments we’ll update with the answer. -Heath @WeThePPIL

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The Local Post Office: Auburn, Alabama

This is the first in an ongoing series on the local post office. I want to highlight where these vital hubs of information and business are excelling and where they sometimes fall short. My motivation is to both share these experience with you the reader as well as working together to form a series of […]

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Name That! #7

UPDATE: Andy Welfle guessed correctly with Saint Basil Visconti. Today’s item is a pricey one. It’s a fountain pen so you can start there but I’m looking for the specific pen mfg and name! I took this pick at the Atlanta Pen Show this past weekend.   Once the answer is given in the comments we’ll update […]

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Pen Paper Ink Letter Podcast Episode #5 – “The Atlanta Pen Show 2014”

This episode is all about the 2014 Atlanta Pen Show. I discuss my personal experience, tips for first timers, the meetup after and much more! It’s a bit of a ramble but hopefully you’ll get an idea of how it went for me and some fun information about the Atlanta show. I had a blast, […]

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Winks #4 – Weekly Pen, Paper & Ink Links #PPILWINKS

Pen Links The Visconti Divina Elegance in Imperial Blue and Royal Brown [fpg] Lamy Studio Steel Nib Fountain Pen Review [pa] Uni Jetstream 4&1 4 Color Ballpoint Multi Pen and Pencil [npi] Goulet’s Top 5 Pens for Graduation Gifts [in] – I’m actually a bit uncertain about this list, your thoughts? Sailor 1911 Standard Clear Fountain Pen […]

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Name That! #6

Update:  It’s the “MONSIEUR NOTEBOOK | REAL LEATHER A6 POCKET NOTEBOOK | BROWN” and it was correctly guessed by K Dunham in the comments! Image from Urbane Traveller (UK), Buy it now by clicking here.   We’re taking a step back today to give you one that might be a bit easier than yesterday’s Name That!   […]

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