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ASA Nauka Brushed Ebonite Fountain Pen Review

Before we dig into this review, I should mention that I have owned quite a few Indian fountain pens in the past and have always been left feeling a …

Jinhao 992 Super-Boring Budget Fountain Pen Review

The Jinhao 992 pen is more or less everywhere these days, and frankly, for good reason. I know there has been some controversy with cracking in the …

Waterman Hemisphere Fountain Pen Review

I have had the photographs for this review ready to go since May, but I found myself floundering around like an idiot because my appreciation for …

G. Lalo Toile Imperiale Laid Paper Review

The world of fountain pens and its disciples is contrarian in nature. I know many people who spend in excess of $1000 on a single pen, and yet balk …

J. Herbin 1670 Stormy Grey + Pilot Penmanship + Time = ?

The biggest problem with having so many fountain pens is that when I endeavour to test a combination it takes literally months for me to work …

Hero 366 Fountain Pen Review (Spoiler: It Sucks)

I have been slacking with my review output recently and whilst I shan’t make excuses, the reality is that it’s all Platinum’s fault and not mine. I …

De La Rue / Onoto "The Koala Pen" Fountain Pen Review

De La Rue is a legendary British (former) manufacturer of ink dispensing tools, famed for its Onoto (the original plunger-filler). It’s a pretty damn …

A Moleskine With Better Paper: Leuchtturm1917 A6 Notebook Review

When you consider something in the Leuchtturm1917 lineup, like their A6 Notebook, it’s super easy to point a finger at the company and say they are …

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An Inky Mess! Wing Sung 233 Fountain Pen Review

The Wing Sung 233 is in a lot of ways the quintessential Chinese “New Old Stock” fountain pen. Found on eBay at ridiculously low prices, it offers an …

Pilot Penmanship Demonstrator Fountain Pen Review

The Pilot Penmanship is, for a lack of a better term, an odd duck. Reviewing this pen has proved a challenge because in a lot of ways, I am not …

J. Herbin 1670 Stormy Grey Gold Flake Fountain Pen Ink Review

J. Herbin is a well known French manufacturer of ink that holds a special place in my heart. I grew up in France, and consequently made glorious …

Stalogy 016 B5 Japanese Notebook Review

As best as I can tell, I am the first person to review the Stalogy 016 notebook. Of course Stalogy are quite famous (amongst certain circles) for …

Waterman Carène Black Sea Fountain Pen Review

The Waterman Carene is, in my mind, the most iconic fountain pen Waterman has ever produced. Its clear naval styling (with its superb nib) display a …

What Makes Paper Fountain Pen Friendly?

I see this question get thrown around a lot in various forums, and sadly, the default conception that GSM (<b>G</b>rams per <b>S</b>quare <b>M</b>eter) is the defining …

Fountain Pens

Hobonichi Techo Tomoe River Paper Daily Planner Review

Logically speaking, I love fountain pens and I love organising my life. It stands to reason that a paper planner that’s fountain pen friendly would …

Platinum #3776 Century Ultra Extra Fine Fountain Pen Review

The Platinum #3776 Century is, in my opinion, the gold standard for a mid-sized Japanese cigar (classically) shaped fountain pen. Its price point …

Top 3 fountain pens of 2015

It’s always hard for me to narrow down my favourite fountain pens. In a lot of ways, I can appreciate different aspects of every nib, and frankly, …

Introduction

Scribble Jot was conceived for me to express my love of fountain pens & stationery in a more technical format. I originally planned to feature pseudo …