Tag: pens

Dilip Basak – love him or hate him, you cannot ignore him.

Dilip Basak. Some love him, recalling with happiness how he has brought pens – often that belonged to ancestors – back to life. While on the other end of the spectrum are the ones who hate him and their argument is also compelling, to say the least. “The man is

 

Mizanur Rahman – bringing love from Opar Bangla!

Mizanur Rahman bhai is a well-known name in the fountain pen and ink user groups in Bangladesh. He runs a very successful shop in Dhaka and can easily be considered among the handful of opinion-makers in the country. As a fountain pen and ink importer, his knowledge about the quality,

 

Dineshchandra Sircar and Isidore of Seville – Bibek Debroy

As is only to be expected, ink is older than pens, not to speak of fountain pens.  Across old civilizations, India, Egypt, China, Rome, ink was used, based on lamp-black and pigments with plant, animal and mineral origins.  The history of those experiments and innovations is often forgotten. Something like