Sailor Jentle Apricot fountain pen ink bottle

Ink of the Week – Sailor Apricot

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This week we’re going to take a look at Sailor Apricot. Unfortunately, Sailor Apricot is not offered anymore, but a near-identical ink is Sailor Kin-Mokusei. Since this review is going to discuss Sailor Apricot, I can’t promise that everything will be the same with Sailor Kin-Mokusei, but if you’re a fan of the color of Apricot this should at least …

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Ink of the Week – Yoseka Green

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This week we’re going to take a look at Yoseka Green No. 01 Origin Ink. This ink is made specially by Ink Institute and is only available through Yoseka Stationery. I really enjoy Yoseka and try to buy from them whenever possible. When I saw that they were releasing this custom ink a while back, I added a bottle to …

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Thoughts On Paper Size and Weight

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When you stop and think about it, there are terms and measurements that we use on a regular basis but might not have any idea about where they come from. Today I’m going to chat a bit about two paper terms that I use all of the time but only recently took the time to actually learn about. So, buckle …

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Strathmore Writing Pad

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While many people reading this probably use their fountain pens on a regular basis for daily tasks such as writing lists or taking notes, some of you may occasionally write (or want to write) letters. Today I’m going to take a quick look at some paper that you’ve likely seen before but may have never tried out. I’m talking about …