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TUESDAY THOUGHTS – 28 Feb 2017

Today’s thought is by Ovid. He was Roman Poet who lived in the period of Augustus and his actual name was Publius Ovidius Naso. He was ranked as one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature. Ovid talks more about his own life than most other Roman poets.

 
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The pen in use is Ranga Model 3C which I got from the Group Buy. The pen is fitted with JoWo 1.1 Dual tone nib and is inked with Diamine Eclipse.

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I really love ebonite as the material for the pen and this white blue swirl is something amazing. You have to hold in the hand to actually see and feel the beauty of the material.

Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

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TUESDAY THOUGHTS – 15 Feb 2017

Today’s weekly thought comes from my one of the favorite novelist, Ayn Rand. She was born and educated in Russia and moved to America later. Her two famous novels are The Fountainhead and Atlus Shrugged.

 

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The pen in use today is Platinum Plaisir Nova Orange and I love this orange color. Lamy also came with the limited edition of AL-Star in this color by the name of Copper Orange.

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The nib on this is 0.5 steel nib and it writes like a western medium. The ink in use is Platinum Black that came along with the pen.

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What are your thoughts about Ayn Rand? And yeah how is the pen… I love the color. I think I love everything orange.

 

Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

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TUESDAY THOUGHTS – 07 Feb 2017

I know I am late with this post. Again busy due to workload. But anyways here it is, my blog entry for Tuesday Thoughts.

The thought for today comes from George Sand. She was a noted French Novelist is famous for her so-called rustic novels.

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I am using Ranga Zeal which I got from a group buy last year. The pen is inked with the only Noodler Ink I have left ” Noodler’s Antietam“.

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It is fitted with #6 Schmidt Broad Nib which is ground to Stub and now it writes exactly to my liking.

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Do you ground your own nibs?? Or have you ever tried to do so to suit your handwriting ??

 

 

Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

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TUESDAY THOUGHTS – 24 January 2017

Off lately I have been away from the scene due to certain personal commitments and workload. Hopefully going further I will be more regular with my blog postings.

Today I am using Guider Raja in Red Acrylic which is fitted with #5 Schmidt Nib and it is filled with Sheaffer Red Ink.

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Today’s thought comes from one of the greatest American sports hero George Herman ‘Babe’ Ruth.

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Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

 

 

 

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Word for Wednesday: 28 December 2016

Today I am using  Jinhao 886 (review) which is fitted with #5 Medium Nib and it is filled with KWZ IG #3 ink.

 

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The Word for this Wednesday is Irrefutable and it means undeniable, impossible to disagree or deny.

In Sentence: The fact Kesava started to feel better after buying MB Lavender Ink it is irrefutable proof that shopping helps.

 

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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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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

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Word for Wednesday : 19 October 2016

The pen in rotation today is Wality  69T and it is inked with Diamine Salamander. The is perfectly finished demonstrator pen and yes it is an eyedropper version only.

 

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The Word for Wednesday is  Desultory which means aimless, haphazard, or lacking plan.

In a sentence : Sahil passed a desultory remark on Rakshit about his ink usage.

 

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Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

 

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Tuesday Thoughts – 18 October 2016

After a brief hiatus of an approx one month, I am back with Tuesday Thoughts.

 

And today’s thought comes from the pioneer of economics and political science in India, one of the most influential teachers of India, Chanakya. There is a Diplomatic enclave in Delhi which is named after Chanakya and is calledChanakyapuri and is one of the most prime and posh destinations of India. Chanakya was the teacher, philosopher, advisor to king Chandragupta and Bindusara. He played an important role in the expansion of Mauryan Empire in India.

 

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Today in use is a pen which is an homage to Conway Stewart Churchill and is made my Manoj of Fosfor Pens.

The pen is Fosfor Knight and is inked with Noodlers Antietam. The nib on the pen is fine Titanium nib made by Ambitious Pens India.

 

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Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta

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Word for Wednesday – 07 September 2016

Today I am using a German combo,  Lamy Safari Charcoal which is inked with Pelikan Edelstein Jade. The pen is a no nonsense all season performer pen and ink has good flow properties but I don’t like this kind of green color too much.

The Word for this Wednesday is HARANGUE and it means a long and intense verbal attack or a long and passionate speech.

In a sentence : She gave Kesava a Harangue about the dangers of jumping from the water tower.

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Regards

Vaibhav Mehandiratta