Our latest blog posts...

The 10 Best Celebrity Signature’s of All Time

The 10 Best Celebrity Signature’s of All Time

6th February 2018

Signatures play a significant part in a celebrity’s life, from a red carpet event to going for their weekly shop. Celebrities are bombarded by... read more

Fun Facts, Informative

Best Pen Ideas and Concepts for the Future

Best Pen Ideas and Concepts for the Future

29th January 2018

Pens have come a long way over the years. What initially started as sticks cavemen would use to mark a rock or draw in... read more

Informative, New Pens

8 Simple way’s to Prevent your Hand Aching when Writing

8 Simple way’s to Prevent your Hand Aching when Writing

13th December 2017

Often when faced with mountains of paperwork, homework or even just sketching, your hands will undoubtedly start to ache. Here are some useful everyday... read more

Fun Facts, Informative

Conklin Pens Now In!

Conklin Pens Now In!

19th February 2018

The Conklin Pen Company The Conklin pen originated in Ohio, 1898 by a man named Roy Conklin. Conklin pens are considered to be one... read more

Ballpoint Pen, Fountain Pens, New Pens

Paper Diaries vs Digital Planners and Online Calendars

Paper Diaries vs Digital Planners and Online Calendars

10th November 2017

For years people have had to plan their time and keep some form of a diary and now there are more “planning” tools than... read more

Informative

What is the write size?

What is the write size?

6th February 2018

by Guest Writer Penn’orth. Pretty much everyone receives mailings, most of which end in the recycle bin (destined to add to carbon emissions and... read more

Informative

Pen News, Updates and Info

More posts...

Is this the most successful pen in the world?

Is this the most successful pen in the world?

8th February 2018

In the beginning (see my other blog, Solved – who invented he fountain pen) when fountain pens were beginning to exert real influence across the... read more

Fountain Pens, New Pens, Review

How to clean a Fountain Pen

How to clean a Fountain Pen

6th February 2018

Over time, dust, and other particles of dried ink can build up in the nib and feed. This can have a significant impact on... read more

Fountain Pens, Informative

A Blot on History – The Evolution of Ink

A Blot on History – The Evolution of Ink

1st November 2017

Ink is employed in a myriad of differing and diverse situations, yet it has a singular task – that of conveying information from entity... read more

Informative

Solved! Who invented the fountain pen?

Solved! Who invented the fountain pen?

1st November 2017

Poking around on the internet recently, searching for some information about an obscure pen, I was not surprised to read some questionable statements, but... read more

Informative

Is it Better to Type and Touch or Write and Mark?

Is it Better to Type and Touch or Write and Mark?

1st November 2017

It has been said by students that physically writing down content makes it easier for the mind to remember simple details. For example, address,... read more

Ballpoint Pen, Fountain Pens, Informative, Review

10 Touching Handwritten Love Letters by Famous People

10 Touching Handwritten Love Letters by Famous People

3rd November 2017

Nothing quite says I love you like a hand crafted letter declaring your love, straight from the heart. With the rise of technology, proclaiming... read more

Fountain Pens, Fun Facts, Informative

Picking the Perfect Pen Gift

Picking the Perfect Pen Gift

6th February 2018

It is never easy to find that special someone the perfect gift. Finding that perfect gift for Christmas, Birthdays or Special Occasions can often be time... read more

Ballpoint Pen, Fountain Pens, Fun Facts, Informative, Review

The Pen is Mightier Than the Tech by Penn’orth

The Pen is Mightier Than the Tech by Penn’orth

1st November 2017

by Guest Writer Penn’orth Now that the idiocy of Christmas (well, maybe the ‘hype’ part of it) is consigned to be an unpleasant memory,... read more

Informative

Benefits of Colouring

Benefits of Colouring

6th February 2018

Benefits of colouring There are many different reasons as to why colouring books have become so popular with adults. There are both mental and... read more

Fun Facts, Informative

How to Hold a Pen Correctly

How to Hold a Pen Correctly

19th February 2018

Choosing a comfortable pen As you can imagine, the pen which you actually write with plays a significant part in how much your hand... read more

Ballpoint Pen, Fountain Pens, Fun Facts, Informative

Interesting Facts About Pens

Interesting Facts About Pens

12th February 2018

Writing instruments have been used in all kinds of ways for thousands of years. At Pens Etc we just can’t get enough of pens... read more

Ballpoint Pen, Fountain Pens, Fun Facts, Informative

Bic vs Staedtler – The Battle of the Ballpoint

Bic vs Staedtler – The Battle of the Ballpoint

28th November 2017

Ballpoint pens are one of the most commonly used writing instruments due to their durability, cost and versatility. The Bic Crystal and Staedtler Stick are the two... read more

Ballpoint Pen, New Pens, Review