My Fountain Pen story, like many others’, is a story of constant development, learning,fountain pens, and hopefully, this may well help you get a head-start on your fountain pen journey! Be sure to check out my own blog for more exclusive content! My first experience with a fountain pen was in purchasing stationary for year 7. I needed a pen to write with throughout the year, and so I visited WHSmith and purchased a very colourful, basic fountain pen. It did its job – was relatively smooth, affordable and most of all, it wrote. Just on a side note- I would not recommend this sort of pen for people wanting to get into the hobby. I’ll be doing a future blog post on what pens I’d recommend for beginners soon, exclusive to The Pen Boffin Anyways, as I was saying, I purchased this fountain pen, and used it for about a year, until I came across another pen in the school library – the Parker Vector. The pen was selling for £6 and I had always wanted a Parker pen – I could not resist! I purchased it, and a box of ink cartridges, and set about using that. Unfortunately, after about 4 […]
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