Tag: Inked Happiness

RADHIKA NATH SAHA – PEN AND BOOK : Bibek Debroy

The story of Kosuri Venkata Ratnam meeting Gandhiji and Ratnam pens (dated 1932-35) has been documented extremely well.  Ratnam pens are celebrated. When President Ram Nath Kovind visited the Pablo Neruda Museum in Santiago on 31st March 2019, the press release by Rashtrapati Bhavan stated, “He gifted a special pen to the

 

Tsachi Mitsenmacher, Parker and John Holland – Holy Trinity of a fountainpen kind

His name is Itshak Mitsenmacher, He is a bundle of passionate energy at 69, married, with three children: Eden, Michael and Naama. Itshak Mitsenmacher is from Israel. But drop the name “Tsachi”, and members of the fountain pen fraternity will immediately stand up in reverence, for Itshak is better known

 

Bibek Debroy on fountain pens

Bibek Debroy is an economist and was educated in Ramakrishna Mission School, Narendrapur; Presidency College, Kolkata; Delhi School of Economics and Trinity College, Cambridge. Presently, he is Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) and President, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI).  He has worked in Presidency College, Kolkata (1979-83),

 

Inked Happiness – a letter to the Editor

Inked Happiness turning three is a matter of great happiness, but don’t digress. Dear Suvobrata, I learn that your blog, Inked Happiness will be celebrating the second completed year of its being shortly. Congratulations! I will not belittle your passion for the fountain pen with the customary platitudes that letters

 

Dilip Doshi and Lamy – match-winners from both ends!

Dilip Doshi. The very name conjures staccato black and white images of a packed Eden Gardens, men in flannels battling it out against the visitors, with the tricolour fluttering far away in time, as if, on the giant screen of a cinema hall from a lost era. Images of a

 

Leena Shrestha Menon, Pen Boutique and the future of the Fountain Pen

Leena Shrestha Menon runs the Fountain Pen Oasis www.penboutique.com which is to the fountain pen community today, what Milan was to trade industry and commerce during the renaissance. A hard-core fountain pen fanatic, Leena is highly regarded not only by her customers and the brands that she represents, but also

 

Tibaldi – future ready and waiting for you!

Tibaldi reinvents itself, ready to take on the future, adorn the hands that will shape tomorrow, accessorise the Generation Next. These are incredibly dark days and we all know just how terrible it feels to be lonely, with no outlet except the social media. One is locked-in, depressed and scared

 

Atul Koirala and his mission to transform Nepal through handwriting

Atul Koirala is a man possessed. An MTech in Computer Science and Engineering from Russia, he is, as the corporate speak goes, “professionally, technically sound and business savvy with a 25+ years pioneering career reflecting strong leadership qualities, who is known for playing strategic roles in developing and implementing cutting-edge