Paw Prints — Kaweco

Pocket Pens

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

A long time ago, you know, in the before times, people went out. No. Seriously, people would go to other places.Sometimes, they would carry backpacks and messenger bags, chock full of notebooks, pen sleeves and pencil cases. Amongst these heavily laden folk were a shadowy race, known only by the acronym #edc.Every Day CarryThis is a thing. It really is. At one end of the spectrum are people who include everything from automatic weapons to water purifying tablets in their everyday carry (EDC). The central plank of EDC though is curation. What is the best tool for the job, the...

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Thought-Camera

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

Unless you're new here, you already know that I keep journals. Lots of them.

This year, I began a new one. My OYNB journal.

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Kaweco Brass Sport

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

“Small in the pocket, large in the hand” was the design object for the Kaweco Sport, back in 1935. The long, chunky, hexagonal cap covers much of the barrel when closed, making the pen only 108mm long. Posted, it grows to 133mm, resting nicely in the hand. Then - somebody made an inspired decision. Kaweco produced it in Brass, creating an instant classic. This is a 44g pen (fountain pen), which doesn’t sound like much, but in fountain pen terms, makes it a super-heavyweight. There’s a ball point and a rollerball version, but my favourite is the fountain pen.  For me,...

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Sorbetto, per favore!

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Boring black isn't everyone's cup of tea, so it's good to have some variety at the affordable end of the Sport range. The new 'Frosted' series delivers this in spades, with a finish which really does look for all the world like a highly creative sorbet serving suggestion.

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