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This is the newest member of my fountain pen family. It’s a 1950’s Pelikan Stenonib, and it’s come all the way from Germany. I like it. I’m thinking the thin nib’ll be great for mss alterations. I just hope it doesn’t leak like my last one. Fingers crossed.

And here’s something rather striking I saw and photoed yesterday. A lovely little damselfly.

I hope I’m satisfying those who requested more pictures on the blog.

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  1.  by  Tania Hershman

    You write in fountain pen?? Wow, whatever works for you, man. It is beautiful, here’s to leak-free writing. And that’s a beautiful pic of a damselfly.

  2.  by  Nik's Blog

    Oh yes, I’ve become quite the fountain pen convert (read: snob) over the last year or so. Tell you what though, unless you’re a left hander, it’s much easier and much better on the wrists than writing in anything else; less cramp and soreness. And they do look cool and beautiful. ;)I’ll drink to leak-free writing! This one seems in better shape than the last oldie I bought, so, fingers tightly crossed, it should be okay.Nik

  3.  by  Lexi

    That new pen has a nice personality, from what it’s written.Has it got a name?

  4.  by  sally

    This is brilliant, the picture of your pen and the picture of the damsel fly… I want to look at and post pictures of great things like this all the time… I might take some photos of my vegetable patch tonight and do a photo blog as the vegetables grow.If the vegetables grow, that is.

  5.  by  Nik's Blog

    Thanks folks.Well, the pen’s offically called PELIKAN 140 Steno Nib, which is a bit of a mouthful. I have not thought of anything more suitable, other than, My New Pen. I@ve not named a pen before, so we’ll have to see if that changes!Thanks Sally. Ooh a veggie patch photoshoot (Jenn style?) would be ace. If you shoot them, they will grow.Nik

  6.  by  Lexi

    Call him Nib for short, then you can be Nik and Nib.(Today’s tip: never name anything you will have to discard eventually. You will feel like a murderer).

  7.  by  Nik's Blog

    I couldn’t just name that one – all the others’d feel left out! I can feel a Nib 1, Nib 2, etc system coming on. 🙂

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