After years and years and years of only ever using Quink Black ink - oh the shame - the last couple of years has been something of a revelation to me. Diamine was the first to open the door of new possibilities to me, but nothing too daring, just variants on black and a very dark brown. Then I found Noodler's Apache Sunset and the Iroshizuku range and the floodgates opened. I feel I have missed quite a lot over these years. Now and again I trawl the net looking at different inks, checking here to see what they might be like. Only last week I stumbled across a very weird ink. I know scented inks can be quite popular, but I must confess they have no appeal for me, but this one combined another love; namely motorbikes. It was an ink that was scented eau de bike.
Now I love my bikes, and strange as this may sound, I even like the way they smell, but why on earth would I want to carry a pen around with me that smelled of oil, exhaust fumes, that odd burning rubber smell and petrol? Each to their own I guess, but I thought it was out there on the weird scale. So if you had to define an ink as weird, what would you nominate?