Phew, what a day! There’s been a hive of activity: Leonardo Momento Zero (Devil’s Kiss) out on hire: I’d bought some spare nibs for the LMZ because it’s always useful to be able to give different options, and I’ve also done this with some other pens. With manufacturers like Pelikan, TWSBI & Namisu, changing the … Continue reading Busy day at Pensharing HQ
There’s lots of information about the challenges of running an online marketplace, but one of the obvious challenges is how to build up both supply and demand. One of pensharing.com’s newest members, Cathy D, has stepped in on both the demand side and the supply side! Cathy was keen to hire my Sailor 1911 Standard … Continue reading New inventory!
This is my own pen. I did not receive any compensation for this review. This pen is available to hire through pensharing.com. Looks, description, build quality, dimensions This is my limited edition (number 14 of 25) Delta Fantasia Vintage. It’s made completely from turquoise blue celluloid, has a fine number 6 rhodium plated steel nib … Continue reading Delta Fantasia Vintage
This is my own pen. I did not receive any compensation for this review. This pen is available for hire from me through pensharing.com. Looks, description, build quality, dimensions The Montegrappa Desiderio has a resin body, cap and section. Clip and finial are sterling silver (with another small sterling silver band within the section). The … Continue reading Montegrappa Desiderio Review
Here’s my first fountain pen review. I love reading other people’s reviews – hope you like this one! This pen is my own and I did not receive any compensation for this review. Looks, description, build quality, dimensions The Precision is a fairly recent launch from TWSBI, in April this year. It has a grey … Continue reading TWSBI Precision
A while ago I saw the great TED talk by Simon Sinek “Start With Why” which I found very inspirational and enlightening for lots of reasons. If you haven’t seen it, it’s really worth watching, it’s a great way to spend 18 minutes. [Watch it later though – read this first please!] I’m not for … Continue reading Pensharing: Start With Why
So I kind of don’t believe in fate.. but at the same time I kind of do.. This follows on from yesterday’s post where I mentioned that the Montegrappa Miya is the pen responsible for rescuing me from the wilderness years of ballpoint, rollerball and gel pens. But first – back to my childhood. I … Continue reading The Montegrappa Miya
I’ve been meaning to write this for a long time… My fountain pen journey began when I was a schoolboy. My parents gave me a gorgeous, slim (it was the 80s!) matt black / gold trim Papermate fountain pen which I used day in, day out. It was probably thrown away when it was replaced … Continue reading Pensharing: how it all began