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https://www.facebook.com/groups/136521267035715/ This is a brand new group The Mighty Nicholas Gold was instrumental in creating of this group so respect to him. This is a facebook fountin pen group for Aussies and Kiwis. Please invite your fountain pen enthusiast from Au or Nz to help the group grow. If there are any questions regarding this group or me please feel free to DM me. This group doesn’t have much moderation as long as it’s on topic, I really appreciate anyone who joins it really helps me, and again thanks for joining and enjoy your stay. *Please no more drama/posts about
Hullo everyone! I am a Lower Hutt left-handed author who likes to write her first drafts long-hand - with fountain pens, of course. The 158,840 word first draft of Restoration Day, my recently released fantasy novel, was written with Diamine Majestic Purple in an old green piston-filling Faber-Castell. (Are there any phrases in the English language more mellifluous than 'piston-filling fountain pen'?) Being left-handed, it was a revelation to find that fountain pens leave my hands unsmudged where ballpoints lavish them with ink. I have a small collection of inks (mostly Diamine), but my e
Several months ago there was a thread (which I can't find right now) about the release of De Atramentis Bookworm ink: a muddy green ink that smells of old books. *sigh*. I hunted high and low all over the world for this ink but couldn't find a stockist. In the end I asked the great people at larrypost.com.au (no affiliation, just a satisfied customer) if they could get me some and they promised to add it to their next order. Well it has arrived and my 3 bottles are on their way. So if you're in the antipodes, love the smell of old books and like green ink, head over to the good people a
I was talking to the lady at the University of Auckland bookshop and she told me that they'd have the Kaweco Sport fountain pens, pencil (mechanical not lead holder) and rollerballs in stock within 1-2 weeks. As someone who prefers to purchase locally, this was great news! ~$35 for the roller ball and ~$50 (can't remember if it was 45 or 54) for the fountain pen. It comes with the clip in a metal tin. I don't think I've seen Kawecos at any other brick and mortar store in Auckland. I'm seriously impressed with the stationery range at the university bookshop, especially as far as inks and pap