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Private Reserve Chocolat Fountain Pen Ink

Brown inks seem to be having a bit of a comeback in popularity recently and they serve as a great alternative to black or blue ink. I always found them a bit boring and this one should be the same, but for some reason I really like this ink.

As with other Private Reserve inks it is highly satura...

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Private Reserve Electric DC Blue Fountain Pen Ink

Blue inks are a bit hit and miss for me, anything that reminds me of the blue inks that I used at school instantly get rejected but a great blue with plenty of pop can usually be found in my rotation.

It took a while for this sample to make it through into a daily writer but I am glad it did. Th...

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Private Reserve Spearmint Fountain Pen Ink

I love green, and find myself with a rather wide collection of green pens and inks so I was excited to try Private Reserve Spearmint and see how it compares to my go to inks like Diamine Umber. I popped this one straight into my Parker Duofold and started writing.

This is yet another very highly...

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Finding a Better Bottle

Diamine ink is great. The range of colours is amazing and they generally have very few flaws, behaving nicely in most pens with minimal bleed and relatively fast dry times. They also do a range of 'Deep Dark' inks for Cult Pens in the UK, more on these in the future.

Beyond the great colours...

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Where to Buy Online in the UK

There are a lot of options in the UK for buying stationery including some pretty good brick & mortar stores, but the best ranges tend to be dominated by the online stores that also tend to be slightly cheaper. I seem to spend a lot of money on fountain pens, pencils and paper so here's my recommend...

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