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.
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
Click Century Acrylic Fountain pens – redefining the priorities of the serious hobbyists! The hobby of fountain pen collecting, of writing with one, suffers from a huge problem – that of elitism. Most hobbyists, at some time or the other, are trapped into the vortex of brands, waylaid into pursuing
Opus 88 Picnic – no hanging rocks here. Many people do not know that Michael Hsu, in his earlier avatar, had been an OEM producer, supplying parts to many high-end writing instruments and had decades of experience to back the Opus 88 brand when it was finally launched. Needless to
ASA Pens, Chennai, where passions are turned into pens! The name Subramaniam has many meanings, one denoting someone who is dear to the Brahmins, another loosely translated meaning “a worthy jewel”. The Subramaniam we lovers of fountain pens know, the “other half” of the husband-wife duo behind ASA pens of
Koi lauta de mujhe, beete huye pen! Nondescript is not the right term to describe the Beena Magic fountain pen, though at first sight, it is the first term that comes to the mind. And there are good reasons either way – it is small, not in a puny kind