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The Travelling Arts Journal  -  A minute ago  -  By:  Empty_of_Clouds

  • Empty_of_Clouds's Photo Each year there is a Starving Arts Festival in the city I live in to promote the many forms of artistic espression. As a result, I was inspired to donate one of my journals in order to bring together individuals whom all have their own unique perspective of what art entails. The journal to be used was made by GatzBcn (gatzbcn.etsy.com) and has 400 pages...

Hello From Sydney, Australia!  -  2 minutes ago  -  By:  GordonOZ

  • GordonOZ's Photo I'm Diana, a 29-year-old Ph.D student and international higher education consultant from Sydney.   A long-time stationery junkie, I've been writing with fountain pens for a few years, but only started amassing what might be called a "collection" a couple of months ago. (One OMAS, and I was hooked...)    Currently carrying in my tote bag: Pa...

Matching Ballpoint Pens  -  4 minutes ago  -  By:  andyk

  • andyk's Photo Do the Pelikan fountain pen users here have a matching Pelikan ballpoint pen too ?

What's A Fair Price For 149 75Th Limited Rose Gold?  -  7 minutes ago  -  By:  Drafty

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Knives And Fountain Pens  -  8 minutes ago  -  By:  da vinci

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I Need A Wet Ink  -  8 minutes ago  -  By:  Calabria

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Converting Big Red BP to a FP  -  13 minutes ago  -  By:  spaceink

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Blue Ink Help  -  14 minutes ago  -  By:  Pravda

  • Pravda's Photo Hello ladies & Gents, As you may have read in another thread, I have been recently disappointed with the new MB Royal Blue. It fades (at least with me) over time. I had an old shape bottle that looked and behaved completely different. Stays rich with same color vibrancy as when wet. Guess missed formulation news when new shape bottles came around. U...

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