• Feb 4, 2010
Review : Cross Affinity Crimson Red Fountain Pen

With Valentine's Day on the horizon, it's time to start spreading the love and show some love toward the new Cross Affinity. This series departs from the Cross pen design philosophy by making the body entirely out of crystalline resin. Lacking a metal base takes some weight out of the pen, which may concern those who prefer a little "heft" to their writing instrument. Considering the size and...

  • Feb 2, 2010
Review : Private Reserve Midnight Blues Fountain Pen Ink

  • Jan 27, 2010
Review : Private Reserve Arabian Rose Fountain Pen Ink

As a tribute to Valentine's Day, we here at Goldspot Pens are reviewing a few romantic inks to use with your fountain pens as you write your love letters. Private Reserve offers a plethora of lovely hues to express your personality.Arabian Rose was a bit of an unexpected shade of purple. I thought it was going to be a rich red, but got more of a reddish purple. The color is very rich and provides a...

  • Nov 4, 2009
Review : Tombow Zoom 2000 Rollerball Pen

This special request review comes from Chris C. over on our Facebook Fan page. If you would like to request a review of a product that we carry on our website, please feel free to tweet, comment or post on our Facebook fan wall.The Tombow Zoom 2000gives me the impression that it is a writing utensil of the future. It looks like the Terminator dropped it on his way back to help John Connor save the...

  • Oct 27, 2009
Review : Online Vision Blue Fountain Pen

  • Sep 22, 2009
Review : Taccia Merit Fountain Pen

  • Aug 17, 2009
Pelikan M200 Italic Special Production Review

  • Aug 10, 2009
Can I have your John Hancock?

This weekend, I was having a discussion with the family over breakfast regarding handwriting, specifically signatures, and I thought the topic would be very appropriate for the readers of this blog.The conversation started when my wife, who is a school teacher, mentioned that the modern-day curriculum included less and less cursive writing instruction for younger children. I chime in to say that...

  • Jul 9, 2009
Pen-Spinning, Part II

The other day, I posted a Lamy Pico pen-spinning video that I happened to stumble across on YouTube. I asked if anyone else was interested in sending in a video of themselves doing some tricks and certainly got what was asked for : Courtesy of Steven from the Universal Pen Spinning Board.Yes, so if you are interested at all in impressing your co-workers, classmates or your professors with your...