Please Support Your Local Shops and Small Businesses!

John Bosley Miscellaneous 8 Comments

During these crazy times, it’s super-important to support your local shops and small businesses as much as possible. There’s a very real chance that many of them will not make it through this time of social distancing, shelter in place and quarantines. In an effort to help out (at least for fountain pens), here are some links to online shops …

Using Fountain Pens in quarantine

Things To Do With Your Fountain Pens During A Quarantine

John Bosley Miscellaneous 7 Comments

If you have some extra free time on your hands lately due to Coronavirus-related closures and cancellations, for many that means more time to enjoy using your fountain pens! Unfortunately, many people have a hard time figuring out what to do with their pens, so I’m here to give you a few suggestions. While hopefully not everyone reading this is …

Life L Writing Paper Review

John Bosley Reviews 8 Comments

If you write a lot of letters and want some of the finest paper available for fountain pens, you need to try out some Life L Writing Paper. Out of all of the papers I’ve ever tested, this one has performed the best and has the highest rating. That’s impressive, considering I’ve tested over 50 fountain pen friendly papers! What’s …

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Leap Day Lamy 2K Giveaway

John Bosley Miscellaneous 53 Comments

When I first started this blog, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would people think it was interesting? Would my content be different enough to attract readers? Could I come up with something to write about for more than the first month? Then there was the question of an Instagram account. Should I start one to go with the blog? …

Clairefontaine Triomphe paper review

Clairefontaine Triomphe Writing Paper Review

John Bosley Reviews 23 Comments

Some people like a little feedback from their paper when they write, while others prefer a very smooth writing experience. If you are one of the latter and have never used Clairefontaine Triomphe paper, that needs to change immediately. To say that this paper is smooth would be a big understatement. But other than being smooth, does it have anything …