Kokuyo Perpanep Notebook Review

Kokuyo Perpanep Notebooks

John Bosley Reviews 2 Comments

Not too long ago Kokuyo came out with a new line of notebooks with an interesting twist. These notebooks have three different paper types that are meant to appeal to different paper preferences. They named the lineup Perpanep, which is an anagram of “pen paper”. The idea is that each paper type has different characteristics, specifically how they feel to …

Leuchtturm 120gsm Notebook Review

Leuchtturm 120gsm Notebook Review

John Bosley Reviews 6 Comments

Most fountain pen users should be familiar with Leuchtturm notebooks. They are widely used by many people as daily planners, diaries and bullet journals. Unfortunately, while the paper is good, it is not great. It tends to be somewhat inconsistent and is prone to slight bleedthrough. When I heard that Leuchtturm had a version of their popular notebook with 120gsm …

Lemone Notebook Review with parker 51

Lemome Notebook Review

John Bosley Reviews 13 Comments

Last year my brother gave me a Lemome notebook as a gift. I had never heard of the brand before and, from what I can tell, it is only sold on Amazon. Of course, with any notebook that I’ve never tried before, I was curious as to how it would perform with fountain pens. The paper is surprisingly thick, but …

Nuuna Flexcover Notebook Review

John Bosley Reviews 4 Comments

Nuuna notebooks remained a bit of a mystery to me until recently. They don’t seem to be very popular in the States, so I’m sorry to say that I’d never even heard of them. Someone commented on a blog post suggesting I try them, which first brought them to my attention. Then I noticed that someone I follow on Instagram …

Tomoe River Paper Replacement Or Alternative

Which Papers Are Good Tomoe River Replacements?

John Bosley Paper 19 Comments

If you’re connected to the online fountain pen community in any way, you’ve probably heard rumblings about Tomoe River paper lately. If you haven’t heard yet, it seems that Tomoegawa, the company who manufacturers Tomoe River, has plans to shut down the machine that currently makes Tomoe River later this year. A replacement machine for manufacturing has not yet been …

Carmyne’s Journal Giveaway!

John Bosley Miscellaneous 22 Comments

It’s time for another giveaway! I can’t believe it’s been a year since my last one. I guess that’s one more thing to dislike about 2020. This time I’ll be giving away a Carmyne’s Journal. Be sure to check out my latest blog post if you missed my review of these great journals. About Carmyne’s Journals To briefly summarize what …