Rohrer & Klingner Inks, Part 2

I hope you liked the first part of the Rohrer & Klingner Ink series. Today we have the next 3 inks in alphabetical order, being Blu Mare, Cassia, and Fernambuk. Rohrer & Klingner ink bottles are made of amber-coloured glass with an aluminium screw cap. The reason why some ink suppliers like to fill their inks in amber glass is that some inks may be photosensitive, which means that they might degrade or change in colour over time, when exposed…

Rohrer & Klingner Inks, Part 1

Rohrer & Klingner Leipzig Co. was a cooperation between Johann Adolf Rohrer and Felix Arthur Klingner in 1907, in the German city Leipzig. The company specializes in making inks using natural materials and methods, and today, already the fifth generation of employees are keeping the company running. Rohrer & Klingner produces 2 kinds of inks which are safe to use with fountain pens: writing ink and document ink. Many of their other ink types are pigmented inks, and not likely…

The OFP Mystery Draw, September 2015

I’M SO SORRY FOR THE DELAY in putting up this post. Finally I have picked the lucky winners to receive the prizes of the Mystery Draw this last quarter! First let’s have a look at the prizes. They are all Chinese brand pens and a notebook: I’ve gotten a few of the above pens for myself and decided to run a giveaway as they are pretty interesting. I have not tried the Hero 345 yet myself, though. Here’s my review…

Winners of the SG50 Online Vision Special Edition Calligraphy Set!

Hello there dear readers! Thank you so much for the support on the SG50 Online Vision Calligraphy Set. There was an overwhelming number of entries! I have not had the chance to pick the winners the last few days, but I am finally able to do so today. I bet you are all excited. The winners are: a Rafflecopter giveaway Congratulations to Sandra and Sok H.! Sandra has won for leaving a comment on this post, and Sok has won…

SG50: Online VISION Special Edition Calligraphy Set

Alright, as promised yesterday, I have an awesome giveaway for my readers today. In case you’re wondering, yes, it is the Online VISION Special Edition Calligraphy Set which has been launched to commemorate SG50, Singapore’s 50th birthday! The sets are disappearing fast, but I’ve managed to secure 2 sets to be given away, thanks to the very supportive sponsorship of Fook Hing Trading Co. The VISION Calligraphy set consists of a pen with 3 italic nibs of different sizes: 0.8mm,…

OFP Mystery Draw, June 2015

Have you been looking forward to the OFP Mystery Draw that is held once every quarter? The June draw has finally taken place, but before I announce the winners, let me talk about the prizes first! This draw’s exciting gift pack that each winner will get will be: One Kaweco metal gift tin One Kaweco Sport Chess fountain pen (either in black or blue), F nib One cartridge each of all the Kaweco ink colours There are two sets available,…

Winners of the Backpocket Ink Testers!

Sorry for the delay in putting up the winners of the Backpocket Ink Testers. 1st Winner Congratulations to Jeff from the U.S.! Your winning entry is the comment you left on my blog post. 2nd Winner Congratulations to Dale, also from the U.S.! Your winning entry is by following me on Twitter. To Claim Your Prize You will each receive one Backpocket Ink Tester notebook. Look out for my email which notifies you of winning. I will send the prize…

Backpocket Ink Tester – Review & Giveaway

I have lately received an interesting product from Straits Pen, and the product is fromĀ a company I have never heard of before. It is the Backpocket Ink Tester. I love new products from new brands, so I was pretty excited to review this notebook! The Backpocket Ink Tester is a pocket-sized notebook which reminds me much of Field Notes, the super-popular pocket-sized brand of notebooks that everyone seems to love. It is made by Curnow Bookbinding & Leatherwork, from Dixon,…

OFP Mystery Gift Draw – March 2015

It’s time to do the drawing for the quarterly Mystery Gift! Out of all my email subscribers (and WordPress subscribers too, I’ve tried my best to figure out all your email addresses), I have used random.org number generator to pick 3 subscribers to win this month’s lucky draw. The number generator has picked out era*************@gmail.com, p**@cogeco.ca, and ukm*******@hotmail.com! You will be receiving one each of a Pilot Kakuno (fine nib), Pilot Penmanship (EF nib), a Pilot Con-50 converter, and a…

Winners of the Wahl-Eversharp Pen Pouches!

The results are out, and I’m sorry that I have delayed posting the results up! Here are the 3 winners of the Wahl-Eversharp Pen Pouches:   Congratulations to Hallzzy, Burhan, and Clarence for winning the pouches! I’ll be sending you each a notification, and in order to get your pouch, just reply to my email with your mailing address, and also leave a comment right here on this blog post, to acknowledge winning! These must be completed by the end…