Deli 0635 Pencil Sharpener – Can you Love A Sharpener?

Is it Ok to love a sharpener. As in, I get stirrings deep inside my chest when I crank this handle. I learnt about the Deli 635 from pencil blog Bleistift, who has an excellent comparison table of sharpener angles. I purchased my first Deli on account of this table, and then experiencing it in… Continue reading Deli 0635 Pencil Sharpener – Can you Love A Sharpener?

Parker DuoFold DuoVac Stripey Slender Smooth Satisfaction

A new pen has arrived – and it was posted wrapped up like no ones business from the Aussie Ebay seller- so great to see! This is a vintage Parker Duofold, known also as the DuoVac as it hasĀ a vacuum filler. The photos are all in the deepest shade of my garden- the Aussie sun… Continue reading Parker DuoFold DuoVac Stripey Slender Smooth Satisfaction

Sheaffer Balance II Amber Glow Fountain Pen

This Sheaffer Balance is my newest acquisition. I have a thing for the modern (90’s) Sheaffer balances, I have 3 and am not opposed to acquiring the remainder of the colourways, and it would be a dream to find a stub nib or broad that I could have customized. My Balance collection numbering 3 is… Continue reading Sheaffer Balance II Amber Glow Fountain Pen