Currently Inked: September 2016

It’s the unofficial end of summer.  The weather is cooler and days are shorter.  My little guy is ready for a new school year.  It’ll be back to normal routines both at home and work.  I echo this sentiment with this a new pen and ink line-up.

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Throwback Thursday: Another Quick Look at Noodlers Ahab + J. Herbin Stormy Grey

While flipping through my old ink testing notes for potential Throwback Day features, I came across another one involving Noodler's Flex pens and Stormy Grey.In my previous two TBT's, I had also wrote about brief impressions if this combo.So, I thought it would be good to close the loop on this theme.
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Throwback Thursday: First Impressions of Noodlers Neponset + J. Herbin Stormy Grey

As I'm writing this post I see in my Twitter feed the news of the most recent J. Herbin 1670 ink Caroube de Chypre which looks very intriguing.  The timing is purely coincidental as I had planned for this Throwback Thursday for some time now.

Now, as for this Throwback was literally a very brief first impressions post.

Handwritten Review

Pen: Noodlers Neponset Music

Ink: J. Herbin Stormy Grey

Paper: Rhodia No. 16 Grid

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Currently Inked: May 2016

This time I did a slightly better job at timing my mid-April same ink refills so I have less holdovers. As well, I spread out the pen cleaning over a few days which made things easier. I got a lot of new inks right at the end of April which made for fun May ink fillings.


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Chinese Cacography: Excited! 興奮

Pen:        Pilot Falcon Resin SEF
Ink:         Pilot Iroshizuku  Kiri-same

Brush:    Platinum Natural Weasel Hair Brush Pen
Ink:        Noodlers Ravens Black

Chinese Cacography (i.e. chicken scratch) is my attempt to combine using fountain pens and Chinese characters writing practice.  Unless otherwise noted, the paper used is always Baron Fig Apprentice Dot grid.