Diptanshu, diehard aficionado of all things fountain pen, ink and stationery – talks about his passion, underscoring the need to use, as opposed to just collect. Morning creative strategy meeting between client and the advertising agency. The Client, one of India’s largest manufacturers of ball point pens, is naturally led
The search for an “all-terrain” fountain pen made in India, by Indians, for Indians, and priced reasonably enough to attract Indian buyers, has been a long and arduous one, with very little hope of resolution. The hand turned Ebonite or Resin pens with imported feed, nib, cartridge and / or converters are
The exact aetiology that makes OCD (of which we all “collectors” suffer in varying degrees) flower is, shall we say, not fully understood, as yet. Some experts postulate that we bear the condition in our genes, though what triggers the “mutation” (if that is the right term), is not clear.
3 Oysters – an inky 3 cheers (with a thank you to Pen Specials) When I was a kid and writing with fountain pens was de rigueur (mainstream, as opposed to being restricted to a passionate lunatic fringe), ink options were pretty limited – Royal Blue or Blue Black for
A song well sung, Wing Sung I remember the year distinctly – 1982, for it was the year that Michel Jackson’s Thriller was released. It was also the year when I had got my first Wing Sung fountain pen. Mind you, there was nothing great about Wing Sung pens even