The Sunday Scribble

Four Reasons Why a Fountain Pen is the Perfect Gift

Four Reasons Why a Fountain Pen is the Perfect Gift

When it comes to gift-giving, the options can seem - for lack of a better word - endless. From your run of the mill personalized gifts like mugs and pillows, to conventional utilitarian items such as clothes and colognes. Too many average and uninspiring choices to be honest. That’s why today, we have a suggestion for you - it reigns as one of the most popular gifts in the past, and remains a fashionable choice today: the mighty fountain pen. Before you stop reading, hear us out. Yes, a simple fountain pen might not appear to be the most formidable...

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Draw The Line: Sketching and Journaling with Fountain Pens

Draw The Line: Sketching and Journaling with Fountain Pens

Amongst all the tools I have tried for creating art, fountain pens will always hold that special place in my heart. That expressive line that is born when pen meets paper is so stimulating to see. Oftentimes, I get lost in the process; and I keep sketching just for the pleasure of making that pen dance.   For me, using a fountain pen is a wonderful sensory experience. Since the ink naturally flows from the nib, little to no pressure is needed to make a mark. Long drawing or writing sessions therefore become more pleasurable and less stressful. Given the...

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Believe in the Ink - 4 Reasons Why Fountain Pens Make a Great Writing Tool

Believe in the Ink - 4 Reasons Why Fountain Pens Make a Great Writing Tool

Ernest Hemingway. Sylvia Plath. Mark Twain. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.   Being great writers isn't the only common characteristic they share; they were also avid fans of their fountain pens – the tool that allowed them to morph their imaginations into formidable written expression. And why not? There is no greater satisfaction than when a metallic nib glides on a smooth surface and the ink flows through to the paper to leave its eternal mark. As technology continues to immerse itself deep into our everyday lives, let us take a moment to remember the beauty in simplicity - the fountain...

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Fountain Pens vs Ballpoints: A Classic Battle

Fountain Pens vs Ballpoints: A Classic Battle

We’re all still fond of conventional methods, right? And why not. With a multitude of pen types available to us in fountain pens and ballpoints, the only real question is - what is your preference?

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