It's the first day of September and unofficially the end of summer. For me it's been a busy summer with work. But it's also been a great summer spending time with the family and working on the blog. For this Throwback Thursday I'm taking a look at a pen and ink combination that I used for my Currentedly Ink in July.Read More
I headed off for my annual family cottage vacation a few days before the end of July. It was a hectic last week before I left so there wasn't time for me to switch to August ink fillings, plus, many of the pens inked up in July were 'not quite' used up. So, I did what any reasonable pen and ink addict with do in this circumstance...I packed up all my July pens, my planned August pens and all the ink I could find that was in plastic bottles or vials. These are think pairings I ended up with.
Summertime in Canada means cottaging. The August long weekend kicked off the start of my annual family summer holiday at the cottage.
This summer I've continued a new tradition that I started last year with my little guy...we go on a early morning paddle to the local village docks and head to the cafe for breakfast. This year I tried to spend some time there to explore the antique shop, enjoy my latte and do some journaling.
So, is it a good idea to take notebooks and fountain pens on a kayak? What does a fountain pen and stationery addict take on the water? Since it's a short trip, I wanted to keep things light. This is what I brought...Read More
It's a challenge to write Chinese characters using a bold nib on 5 mm dot grid ruling. I had to turn the pen over to do reverse writing and get a finer line.
Pen:Lamy Al-Star LE Blue Green B
Ink:KWZ Iron Gall Turquoise
Brush:Kuretake No. 8 Brush Pen
Ink: Kuretake Black