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TUESDAY THOUGHTS – 29 November 2016

Today’s thought author is Aristotle, who was a greek Philosopher and Scientist. He tutored Alexander the Great. The meaning of the name Aristotle is “the best purpose”.

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Now this pen has been in continuous use for past month and it is Kaweco Classic Sport in Burgundy Color. I have ground the stock bold nib to medium stub nib and writes the way I want it to.

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The lovely ink in use is KWZ IG Turquoise Ink  and writes super wet and has an amazing shading properties on Fabriano Ego Paper. I really love the paper and in my opinion is far better than the Rhodia 80 Gsm dot pad.

 

Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

 

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Word for Wednesday : 23 November 2016

Today I am using  Jinhao 159 which is fitted with Ambitious Flex nib and it is filled with KWZI Monarch.

 

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The Word for this Wednesday is VISAGE and it means the face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression.

 

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In Sentence: Hema’s visage suggested that she belonged to an affluent family.

 

Below is the close-up image of the  Ambitious Flex Nib.

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Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

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TUESDAY THOUGHTS – 22 November 2016

I don’t know why but there is something amazing about eyedropper pens.Coming back to my love for eyedropper pens, today I am using Deccan Advocate Flat Top version which is inked with Waterman Harmonious Green.

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And for today’s Tuesday Thoughts the inspiration comes from the legend and one of the greatest sportsman of all time, Mohammed Ali who was born as Cassius Clay.

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And the nib is Ambitious #6 Fine Steel nib.

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I have already reviewed the round top version of Deccan Advocate earlier here : LINK

 

 

Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

 

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Word for Wednesday : 09 N0vember 2016

Today I am using a German pen,  Faber Castell Loom which is inked with Sailor Kobe #51 Kano-Cho MidnightFaber-Castell is one of my favorite company which has been making stationery products since ages and is the world’s largest manufacturer of pens, pencils, and other stationary products.

The Word for this Wednesday is PROPENSITY and it means means natural inclination or tendency.

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In a sentence : Rakshit has a somewhat increased propensity towards making impulsive ink purchases.

 

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Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

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TUESDAY THOUGHTS – 08 November 2016

Vintage Sheaffer’s are still in demand today and amongst those, one the highest selling pen which I am using today is Sheaffer No-Nonsense.

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The pen comes with fine italic nib and is inked with Sulekha Crytal Violet.

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The author of todays’ quote is worldfamous playwright, Oscar Wilde.

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Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

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Happy Fountain Pen Day

I wish all the fellow Fountain Pen Users and Collectors a very Happy Fountain Pen Day. It is celebrated every year on the first Friday of November.

May all of you and generations to come keep the fountain pens and art of the writing alive.

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Here the pen in use is Fosfor Knight with Titanium Fine Nib which is inked with the mix of Sheaffer Red and Camlin Black.

Below is the video link of the handwriting practise using the same combo.

 

Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta