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📅 2023-Mar-17 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ stationery ⬩ 📚 Archive

Most of my day is spent in front of digital screens. However, I have increasingly found that writing on paper feels different and I like jotting and annotating on paper. Plus my son uses a lot of stationery for his school and writing. All of this puts me in touch with a lot of stationery and frankly there is a lot of terrible stuff out there. These ratings are a reference for me to not buy the terrible stuff and get the good stuff.

Fountain pens


Large pen that is transparent. I got the medium nib. I feel that it has the right weight and a huge ink reservoir that can be filled by a twisting piston. My favorite pen for writing at home. Too large and heavy to carry outside though.

Rating: 4/4

Gel pens

BIC Gel-Ocity

Rating: 4/4

Uni-ball Signo 207

Rating: 3/4

PILOT FriXion Synergy Clicker

Rating: 2/4

Ballpoint pens

Pilot Acroball

Rating: 3/4

BIC Cristal Original

Rating: 2/4

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