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Update about a fountain pen…

Finally the blue ink cartridge that came with my new lamy safari fountain pen is empty! Lucky me I also ordered a refillable ink converter and a bottle of black carbon ink at the same time I got the pen … Continue reading

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Art journal peek: Red calligraphy ink

Testing out some red calligraphy ink on a page. It came in a bottle and I used a dip nib to write and doodle this page. Then I coloured around everything with some watercolours. The right page is a taped … Continue reading

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I own a Lamy Safari

I’ve been wanting this fountain pen for a few years, hearing only good things about it. And now I own one. It’s called Lamy Safari and I got it from Jetpens (which was a really bad idea because when it … Continue reading

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Inkblot exercise: What do you see?

My inkblot number 1. What do you see? I have learned how to do something called “inkblots” by Leah Piken Kolidas of Creative Every Day. I was so inspired after watching one of her videos I had to make my … Continue reading

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Good writing pens are hard to find

Poetry is the journal of the sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air. Poetry is a search for syllables to shoot at the barriers of the unknown and the unknowable. Poetry is a phantom script telling … Continue reading

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Fountain Pen + black ink = true love

I was feeling low on energy and very depressed. Going into the bookstore didn’t help, neither did buying a new white journal with a cover print that looks like lace. You can not buy happiness, it comes in strange and … Continue reading

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