August 2015 archive

Back To School Pen Tuning Festival

On Saturday, 29 August, I will be holding the third of my free pen-tuning clinics in the front window of Paper Umbrella (or, as they’re known on Facebook, Paper Umbrella).  That’s free flow adjustments, point smoothings, and minor cleaning, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., offered to everyone that comes to the store with a fountain pen. …

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A false flag exposed, and other treats

I often begin these update announcements with a revelation of my own fallibility, and this one adds to that heap.  It seems for years I’ve been applying the name of Pennant to one of Wearever’s pens which is no such thing.  The Saber (which, I explain for non-US readers, is how they spelled it) just …

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