A quick note on Kaweco Perkeo

My one gripe about Kaweco is that almost all models come with stock stainless steel nibs.* Do not get me wrong, I am a proud owner of Lilliput and Ice Sport, but I just wish that some of the “higher” models are differentiated with a nib in different material. Last week, Goulet Pens has a buy one…

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Beginner Fountain Pen: Part II

(This is the second part of my recommendations to fountain pen beginners You may find part 1 here.) 4.  Lamy Al-Star Price:  $34.95-$45 (Al-Star); $22-35 (Safari) This is the first pen I purchased after a long fountain pen hiatus.  The appearance is simple, modern, and sleek.  The nib, thankfully, does the appearance justice.  The medium…

Mozart and stationery

It just dawned on me I have quite a bit of items with music motif.  The packet of tissue and pencil were given to me by Marianne when she visited Mozarteum in Salzburg.  Mozart plays an interesting part in my life.  It was Mozart's Sonatina in C that twisted all my ten fingers into a…