Gama Pens need no introduction, nor does the 95 year young Gem & Co. Prof K C Janardhan talks to the man at the helm, Pratap Kumar in an exclusive for Inked Happiness. Pratap Kumar, master pen turner and the third generation at the helm of Gama Pens in
Duofold a “reference in fountain pens”, continues to wow writers even after a hundred long years at, or at least very near the top Imagine Arthur Conan Doyle writing. Imagine Sherlock Holmes coming to life on the paper. Imagine the twists and turns of the mystery – one that
Death. Depression. Devastation. These are indeed difficult times. And I must commend the Inked Happiness for having not only broached the topic of depression, but for having, so eloquently at that, focussed on the light at the end of the tunnel. Let us accept that the first step towards
Depression pulling you down? Here take our hands, let us write our way out to victory with fountain pens and ink! These are difficult times and in the last many months, most of us have suffered: some, in ways we couldn’t even have contemplated in our wildest nightmares. If
KANWRITE LEGACY is a much-awaited pen from the house of Kanwrite. Legacy series is Kanwrite’s first offering in machined pens category. Legacy series has been launched recently in three materials ebonite, acrylic and celluloid in limited colour options. Ice blue in celluloid is the best-looking pen of the lot.
Inks have not only written the history of the world, but were often the key ingredient that helped shape the events that history is made of. Ink. The Lifeforce that flows through the veins of our pens. The liquid that transfers our thoughts on to the writing surface, transforming
Michael Riggs of Riggs Premium Pens says “I don’t sell pens. I sell happiness” as he talks about his passion in an exclusive interview. Michael Riggs grew up and currently lives on Long Island in NY. The neighbourhood where he lived during his childhood was somewhat rural at the
Click Pens – a million smiles and counting. I was contacted by a certain Management School that wanted to take up the story of Click Fountain Pens as a Case Study for their graduate class. The expert (no, he does not want to be named) who contacted me
If Ink be the food of Love buy on, says Nandini Ramchandran, her tongue firmly in cheek. A lot of us went a little crazy in 2020. Some went bananas baking bread, others stirred up buckets of Dalgona Coffee. I went on a crazy online pen and ink shopping
Talismans are objects, charms with magical powers that typically ward off evil and bring good luck. While talismans have been popular down the ages, the raging pandemic that has forced the world on to its knees has brought the talismans back into reckoning with many seeking their protective presence.
At its peak the Quartz Crisis reduced the number of Swiss watchmakers from 1600 to 600, and enabled Japan take over the lead in watchmaking – Clayton Christenson’s “The Innovator’s Dilemma” was playing out a full 20 years before its publication. Both in the crisis and their subsequent recovery,
Write your way out, a-la Shakespeare or Camus, to create for eternity. For the dawn will certainly break. Shakespeare was apparently quarantined when he had written “King Lear”. I have no way of knowing for certain whether he was ever quarantined in the real sense of the term as