Look what came through courier today. 🙂 A few ink samples and a beautiful Pelikan Silvexa from a pen friend. Also, Diamine Safari! Hrrrghhh! I’m so happy!
I got to try this ink from a fellow fountain pen enthusiast and I knew immediately that I needed to get a bottle for myself. This is the Sailor Jentle Miruai (Seaweed Indigo). It’s kind of like a cross between moss green and blue green. The result is a very conservative-looking dark green. I inked my Marine Green colored Skyline with it and it flowed so well. It’s such a dark, velvety, shiny green.
I attended my first pen meet today and it was a blast! I’m really happy that the FP community in the Philippines is made up of warm people who are generous and friendly. It’s hard to be shy around them, they’re so warm and friendly, and they really love their pens. 🙂 It feels so great to be around people whose eyes don’t glaze over when talking about pen history, nibs, etc. I also got to try out a lot of pens today. I’m so happy.
I went home with a few new ink bottles, my very first Esterbrook and a black Sheaffer VFM that one of the members gave away as souvenirs for the South meet. It was pretty awesome. 🙂
It’s a little beauty. 🙂 I’m looking forward to reviewing it soon. 🙂
A trip to Scribe almost always end up the same way; with a haul, big or small. Haha. Today’s haul is awesome, though, because I’ve been waiting for this pen since I ordered it back in late August–the TWSBI Micarta. I ordered one with a clip and medium nib, but I decided that the clipless pen looked better.
I also bought a small bottle of Bleu Myosotis and Cafe Des Iles. It’s always better to buy smaller bottles first so you can see if you like them before you buy big ones. Of course I inked the TWSBI Micarta with Cafe Des Iles, because who doesn’t match their ink with their pens, right? 😀
Reviews coming soon, of course. 🙂