STEPHEN ROBINSON, THE SPECTATOR (VIA AL RIO):
"Filling a fine fountain pen gives the same satisfaction as polishing a well-made shoe. There is that physical sense of holding something lasting. When my overpriced iMac starts playing up in a few years’ time, it will be carted off to China or Africa to be stripped down for scrap, and quite possibly for details of my online banking habits. The fountain pen holds its secrets, and its dignity."
This is a short but mouth-watering piece. Read more, here.