Pens & Ink

Posts about writing and writing accessories.






Recently, while I have been editing my thesis, I have had a chance to use my fountain pens more than while I was seriously writing.  The ease at which a fountain pen flows across the paper and the difference in my handwriting that appears when I use one make simple […]

The joy of writing


1944 Parker Quink Permanent Pen Ink Advertisement
Blond: “Look, Alice, my pen’s done another tailspin and I’m in the middle of a note to the Navy’s best-looking JG!” Brunnette: “Betty, you’re impossible! I told you to use Parker Quink, the Solv-X in it protects pens” This is a great World War Two-era advertisement focuses on the shortage […]

Parker Quink