The nib, they say, maketh the pen, just like character maketh the man! Yes, we are talking of the shiny metal jutting out from the frontal end of the pen barrel which sucks the ink from the innards of the pen and through capillary action, deposits it on the paper.
Aristocrat: still reigning supreme. Let me begin this piece with an inconvenient truth – there are two types of pen manufacturers, one, those that make pens for the collectors and two, the ones making pens for actual users. Those focusing on the collectors have it easy, for their products are
The year was 1978. Kapil Dev Nikhanj was making his debut against Pakistan. Virender Sehwag was seeing the first lights of the day. The Government led by Morarji Desai, the then Prime Minister, was demonetising high denomination bank notes. Indira Gandhi was on the comeback trail. Kishore Kumar’s soulful rendition