Category: features

In Flanders Fields – Onoto to immortalise the poem with a LE fountain pen

In Flanders Fields, written by Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae, to be paid tribute to through a LE Onoto pen. World War I battlefields in Belgium and France are often called “Flanders Fields” in English. Red poppies, that grew wild on the graves of fallen soldiers, have since become one

 

Brick & Mortar or online: what’s your poison?

Brick & Mortar store supporters advance five reasons in their support, still fountain pen lovers are increasingly buying online, why? Time, we went Click & Collect?   I am a compulsive pen, ink and stationery buyer. I buy fountain pens when I am happy. I buy fountain pens when I

 

Lamy 2000 – 55 years of iconic design

Lamy 2000. Mention the name and I can go on yapping forever – Bauhaus, Makrolon, form-follows-function, German Engineering excellence, the height of writing pleasure … for, there is a strange bond that ties the Lamy 2000 to me. We were both born in 1966. And now Lamy has come out

 

Bourbon – Benu raises its glass to celebrate the intoxication of creativity, unveils new fountain pen!

Bourbon. The House of Bourbons were a European dynasty of French origin. How they lent their name across the continent to America’s most potent brew is however, another story. Suffice to say, distilled from a mash made primarily of corn, Bourbon, to the world at large, is the American for