Posted in Pen Review

Schon DSGN 01S Tumbled Stainless Steel Pen Review

I would like to thank Ian Schon of Schon DSGN for sending this pen for review. I received this pen at no cost to me and my opinions are my own.

When I received the pen in the mail, the first thing I noticed was the weight. This pen has some heft! Continue reading “Schon DSGN 01S Tumbled Stainless Steel Pen Review”

Posted in Leather Goods, Misc, Paraphernalia

Galen Leather Field Notes Cover No 55 Review

Galen Leather Field Notes Cover No 55

I would like to thank Zeynep at Galen Leather for providing this cover for review. This is one of two covers I was given for review and while I did not pay for this cover, I was not payed for this review and my opinions are my own. You can read the review of the No 44 cover here. That review goes into further detail about the packaging and applies to this model also. Continue reading “Galen Leather Field Notes Cover No 55 Review”

Posted in giveaway, Uncategorized

[Closed] Fountain Pen Day 2016 Giveaway from Inktronics!

Happy Fountain Pen Day 2016
Happy Fountain Pen Day 2016!

Happy Fountain Pen Day! For those who do not know, Fountain Pen Day is always the first Friday in November. To help celebrate I am going to be giving away A Galen Leather No. 55 Field Notes cover in navy blue. My review should be posted next week. All you have to do is leave a comment on this post here at and you will be entered for a random drawing that will take place on on November 11th.

Galen Leather No 55

Here is a picture of the actual Galen Leather Field Notes cover that will be given away on November 11th. This is open to anyone worldwide as long as you leave a comment. Please note that I cannot be responsible for any taxes or customs fees that may or may not be assessed by your country.

Remember to add your comment below to be entered!

Posted in Leather Goods, Paraphernalia

Review: Galen Leather No. 44 Pocket Notebook Cover

Galen Leather Field Notes Cover / Wallet

Galen Leather Field Notes Cover No. 44

A special thanks goes out to Zeynep from Galen Leather who contacted me and provided this leather pocket notebook cover for this review along with another that will be reviewed soon. Although this was provided to me at no charge, I was not paid to endorse this product. My opinions are my own. Continue reading “Review: Galen Leather No. 44 Pocket Notebook Cover”

Posted in Inks

Noodler’s Berning Red


Noodler's Berning Red
Noodler’s Berning Red Ink Swatch

Thank you to Pen Boutique for providing the ink for today’s review.


If you don’t have a lot of experience with Noodler’s ink, you will quickly find that Nathan Tardiff is not shy about mixing his political views into the inks he creates. This can turn some people off but that does not seem to deter Mr. Tardiff. The newest ink to come out of his laboratory is Berning Red, an ink for lefties. Some double-entendre is going on with the name, obviously. Continue reading “Noodler’s Berning Red”

A New Look

I needed to change up the site for a while now. I noticed it loading slower and hopefully the changes will help to load the blog faster. I think I caught a few tag mistakes too. If something seems out of order, please let me know with a comment.