Archive for January 2019
The Pilot Kakuno. A pen review.
This is my right-pocket pen. I keep it inked with Noodler’s X-Feather for everyday writing tasks. In any given day I’ll use this pen to sign my kid into school, write some checks, jot notes or whatever. It’s important for FP users to keep a pen with a permanent ink in it on hand if…Read More
The Pilot Justus 95, which I like. A pen review.
The Justus 95 is a big black Pilot. This is one of my favorite pens ever, and has been since I first laid eyes on it. My first experience with the Justus 95 was when I was writing for Fountain Pen Geeks back in 2012 or 2013. Dan Smith sent me some pens to write…Read More
I Really Like This Franklin-Christoph Model 20. A Pen Review.
This is a special pen for me. I first got wind of the 20 at the Ohio show, it might have been 2013. Maybe 2014. In a slow moment, probably on Sunday, I was hanging out at the Franklin Christoph table with the singular Jim Rouse. He was telling me about a new pen they’d…Read More
I like this Pilot Custom 912. A pen review.
This was an unexpected grab. In February 2017 I spent a week in New York City studying risk and unlikely events with Nassim Taleb and others at the Real World Risk Institute. It was a hell of a week, with fun in class eight hours a day and a bit of solo flaneuring around New…Read More