more blue [180/365]

Just received a bottle of blue ink, that I'd ordered from Amazon. This little glass bottle was delivered by FedEx. It's something about FedEx ... I always expect it to be at least a box of some sort, not a lightweight envelope. Anyway, it's here now. I've found this Cross ink to be the most …

follow-up [111/365]

My new fountain pen and I are doing great. I'm practicing every day, and hopefully, there will be more of these “follow-ups” as I go along. As long as I stick to the yellow notepad paper I mentioned in previous post on this subject, or if I find a similar, good absorbing paper, I'll be …

Good Friday [85/365]

It's early morning of Good Friday. In my native tongue, it would be called Long Friday [Långfredag]. Being a kid, and later teenager, Good Friday certainly felt very long. You were hardly allowed to do anything, and certainly not to go anywhere. As I grew up, at times I tried to rebel against my mum, but …