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Fountain Pen Hobby - Tips for Beginners

1) Do not begin with Chinese pens Suppose, two of your foreign friends comes to Bangladesh to visit. And they would like to go out and try some local delicacies. So, you take one of them to a kiosk, for some 'chotpoti'. Another one you take to a well-known restaurant to try out 'kacchi/biryani'. Next day, the first one has such a horrible case of upset tummy, that he promises to never try out foreign foods ever again! Your other friend though, has liked the local food soo much, that he wants to know more about them and taste other foods as well. You on the other hand, who is a regular customer of the kiosk, couldn't figure out what...

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Calligraphy is the New Way of Fighting Depression

What is depression? It's nothing unusual to feel sad and somber now and then, due various stages life puts us through. But, when these emotions are stronger and persistent, to the point it disrupts a person's day-to-day life, affects a person's medical and physical health, to the point where they might even have suicidal thoughts, we call it depression.According to 'The Daily Mail', a research conducted by University College London, on almost 50,000 people, to see positive effects of calligraphy and other creative stuffs, shows that 76% of them enjoy such activities and find them to be a ‘distraction tool’ to block out anxiety, 69% took up a creative hobby as a way to make themselves more confident, and 50%...

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What makes a premium gift for anyone? No doubt: A Fountain Pen

In today's world of technology, we are merely writing. Instead, we chose the keyboard to type in anything and everything one can possibly imagine. Well, who'd even want to carry pen and papers when they have the world in their hand? Apparently no one. However, the feeling of scribbling with a pen can never be replaced with the clitter clatter of keys.How is a fountain pen a great choice as a gift?Think about it, why are you giving a person a gift in the first place? It can be, as a thank you, or a sorry. Probably as a birthday or wedding present. Or a farewell gift, possibly a welcome gift as well. On the other hand, it can just...

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Beginner's Fountain Pen

Things to consider when you're looking for your very first fountain pen as a newbie might be: It’s price? It's durability? Is it easy and comfortable to use? To answer some of them, Below meet with a few pens which are considered as the beginner's fountain pen: 1) Pilot V Pen: This plastic bodied, light weight creation is Pilots cheapest beginner level fountain you'll find. This pen is made to be disposed after single use. Although, it can be refilled as well, you'll find videos regarding it on YouTube, or we might discuss it someday later on. 6 different coloured inks are available in Bangladesh. Coming only in medium nib. Quite smooth to write. You're sure not to find such...

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Fountain Pens Are Back On Trend!

Starting from the very beginning, human beings yearn to express their emotions, thoughts and ideas. Often times through conversations or in the form of writing. The writing system though has evolved with time from engraving in stones, to quill pens, fountain pens, ball pens, to digital pens and keyboards. Facing a little down time competing with all the modernisation, invention of ball pens and a generation that's filled with screen obsessed fellows, fountain pens are now back on the game. That too with full-blown elegance and beauty. How come fountain pen fandom is back? You might wonder how fountain pens in midst of the new-found technology and variety of pens, are now back in trend. It's quite obvious to think...

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