Category: features

India Pen Show in Mumbai – are you pilgrims ready?

1st India Pen Show in Mumbai – Why I will attend, and you should too. We are different. We are fountain pen-abled. No, neither is this the “new normal” nor are we big enough as a class to be wooed politically, our numbers not significant enough to make electoral differences,

 

The Therapeutic value of a Fountain Pen

Is the Fountain Pen the best stress buster yet? Show me a person who is not suffering from unbearable stress and the resultant bouts of what is being fashionably termed as “lifestyle diseases” and I will show you a liar. For, whether you choose to agree or not, stress, death

 

BENU pens to enter Indian market shortly – From Russia with Love!

Alex Semanin and Kate Dmitrieva, are making beautiful music together – music on fountain pens! Their creations – some call it a riot of colours, some a ode to the written word, some another name of creative excellence –   are already a rage among the connoisseurs and pen pundits alike

 

The Best Entry Level Fountain Pen?

One question people never tire of asking me is “What is the best fountain pen for beginners”? The Answer is not as simple as straightforward the question is. Point is, a fountain pen which has the potential of becoming an extension of your soul, should be selected properly and after

 

Musings about my Muse – the Montblanc Meisterstück 149

There are two things in this world that can announce that one has arrived like nothing else can. One is a Montblanc pen – its snowy crest peeping from the shirt pocket and the other is a Rolex watch on the wrist. Little wonder, these two items continue to be

 

My Father’s fountain pens

My father was a Government servant. He would bring work back home and seeing him sitting on the dining table after dinner, bent on dog-eared files was a daily sight. My remembrance is vivid – typed documents, covering letters in white paper followed by note-sheets in light green on whose