The Product Free 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

I will possibly still make a gift guide which fits the more traditional list of products style but for this one I wanted to do something different. Because everyone’s price range is different and personal taste are different I want to make a gift guide that is based on the idea behind the actual list […]

Fountain Pen Review: Lamy AL-Star Graphite #LamyWeek @GouletPens

This Lamy AL-Star in Graphite from the Goulet Pen Company is my second Al-Star. The first was the Matte Black from last year and when I bought it I assumed it would be my only AL-Star. I am a big Safari fan and I knew I wanted an AL-Star but I assumed one would be […]

Lamy Pico Pocket Pen Review #LamyWeek @paul_joynes

What can I say, I’m a sucker for pocket pens and when I saw this one online it pushed all the right buttons, including the “Add To Cart” button. About Body Material: Extruded Aluminum, Anodized Coating, All Plastic Internals Barrel Diameter: 12.2mm Knock Diameter: 11.1mm Retracted Length: 93.4mm Extended Length: 124.1mm Weight: 21g Supplied Refill: […]

Lamy Logo Fountain Pen Review #LamyWeek

We’re going to start off Lamy Week with a great review from Steve Butterfield. I’ll not spoil it for you but it’s a well balanced start for our week. Thanks to Steve and all those who are contributing to Lamy Week!   A few years ago, my fountain pen obsession was launched by a friend’s offhand […]

Win a Hobonichi “Techo” 2015 Tomoe River Planner!

Pen Paper Ink letter is turning 1! We can’t think of a better way to celebrate then giving away some amazing stuff to our readers! Our first giveaway is starting today and it’s for the just released Hobonichi “Techo” 2015 Planner straight from Japan! It’s an amazing planner and it’s a perfect match for us […]

Fountain Pen Review: Lamy Studio – Imperial Blue EF

This is the Lamy Studio Fountain pen in Imperial Blue. It is a nice pen. It’s not a gold nibbed vintage masterpiece but it’s a retro modern stylish pen with a ton going for it. And, if you spend a bit more there actually are a handful of options that will get you a Studio […]

The Product Free 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

I will possibly still make a gift guide which fits the more traditional list of products style but for this one I wanted to do something different. Because everyone’s price range is different and personal taste are different I want to make a gift guide that is based on the idea behind the actual list […]

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My Favorite Blue Fountain Pen Inks at the Moment

Blue has somehow taken over my top spot in terms of favorite ink colors. I blame Brian Goulet mostly. For work or play blue can do it all. Here are my favorite blue inks at the moment in no particular order. Noodler’s Navy – I love this ink for being bold and bright. It might look […]

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100 Year Old Notebook Found Frozen in Ice

via CNN: The notebook belonged to George Murray Levick, a surgeon and photographer who was part of Scott’s 1910-13 expedition. It contains pencil notes about photos he took in 1911 at Cape Adare. Full Article Here: http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/28/world/antarctic-explorer-notebook/index.html -Heath @WeThePPIL

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[Video] How to cut a goose feather into a lovely quill pen

I stumbled onto this video today and thought I’d share. I’ve not done it yet but it’s now on my todo list. h/t: SPLOID

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The Winner of our 1 Year Anniversary Hobo Planner Giveaway!

Thanks to all of you for making a great year! It’s been a blast and we know it wouldn’t have been half as fun without you guys. We look forward to even greater things in year number 2! a Rafflecopter giveaway Our winner is Chase. Chase, contact us with your info so we can get […]

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WINKS #26 – Pen, Paper and Ink Links for the Week

Here you go! Stamp Release: September Round-Up lwa Review: Pelikan M620 Piazza Navona fpq Pilot Justus 95: Quick Look in Ink review – Noodler’s Apache Sunset fpp The Pen Addict Podcast: Episode 123 pa Staedtler Initium Resina Review sbre Pelikan M205 Traditional Cremeweiss Body with Italic Nib npi Moleskine Monday: Evernote Expansion ns Uni-ball Vision Elite BLX Roller Ball Pen – 0.5 mm […]

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Pens and Writing: “The Twenty-Six Old Characters” 1947 W.A. Sheaffer Pen Company

I found this video on YouTube and had to share. Great stuff. “Development of writing and writing tools throughout history.” -Heath @WeThePPIL

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My Lamy Collection #LamyShots @LamyUSA @Lamy

Here’s some shots of most of my Lamy collection! -Heath @WeThePPIL

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Fountain Pen Review: Lamy AL-Star Graphite #LamyWeek @GouletPens

This Lamy AL-Star in Graphite from the Goulet Pen Company is my second Al-Star. The first was the Matte Black from last year and when I bought it I assumed it would be my only AL-Star. I am a big Safari fan and I knew I wanted an AL-Star but I assumed one would be […]

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