We know selecting the right fountain pen can be hard. So many options to choose from, so many different brands with styles and special features all their own.
It can be even harder when buying as a b... Read More
With the clocks turned back, and the evenings shorter and darker, many of us are already turning to our favourite wintery comforts to shield us from the cold. Hot drinks, big jumpers, brisk morning ... Read More
The precision and consistency achieved with fountain pens is what draws so many of us to using them in the first place. After countless experiences with ubiquitous ballpoints and rollerballs, the tact... Read More
Modern fountain pens come in many shapes and sizes and have a variety of ways to fill them with ink. We know for those new to the world of pens it can seem daunting to know which is which and how to c... Read More
We all know the feeling. Sunday, late afternoon, around 5 or 6pm, or just after your evening meal. The feeling of a relaxing, enjoyable weekend just as it’s slipping away, and your mind starts to fi... Read More
Believe it or not, we’re now into the eighth month of this year - happy August, everyone! For those with school aged children (or for school aged kids themselves) this means the summer holidays are ... Read More
With every good book providing all the power to transport you into a far-flung world, it’s often hard to believe some of the most popular fictional landscapes were inspired right here in blighty! Fr... Read More
There is nothing quite like a good joke to put a smile on your face. This International Joke Day we asked you to send us your best pen or writing related joke, and you did not let us down.
Whether yo... Read More
Since their foundation in southwest Germany’s “Golden City” of Pforzheim, Otto Hutt have really made a name for themselves as exponents of cutting edge German design. Last year they celebrated t... Read More
How do we really show our loved ones how much we care? For our partners, wives or husbands, we might do so through a close embrace, a deep and loving gaze, or soft words spoken closely late at night. ... Read More