I am quite the novice when it comes to fountain pens, but like many virgins, now that I have discovered the vice, I am entering into it with gay abandon and a burning desire to Own All The Pens.
And All The Ink.
And All The Paper.
I have previous form when it comes to collecting. I have a collection of tarot decks that just sort of appeared out of nowhere and that I am too afraid to tot up my expenditure on. I not only have one copy of things that I love but sometimes THREE copies of things that I love.
So I have got a pretty good idea how the fountain pen thing is going to pan out....
I've gone mad and got lots of pens already, but don't know much about them. Which is what this blog is for. A good look at them :)
And this is how they are currently stored. A cardboard box that is so battered not even our house mice want to live in it.
*storage shame face*
If you are just starting out, the fantastically supportive group of like-minded souls of Facebook's Fountain Pens UK will not only hold your hand through any tentative purchases you might make. but evilly enable your buying habit to credit-card melting levels.
They're super-generous with their knowledge and their ink samples, so get yourself along there!
Got any attractive storage solutions you can share?