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PENS FOR NEW WRITERS

The new school year is just around the corner and we’re sure you’re thinking about the important back to school stationery collection, excitedly wondering about new classes and perhaps worrying about your (*cough*… appalling) handwriting. Handwriting is so important, yet many people struggle. Problems ranging from poor finger placement and incorrect writing angle to serious medical issues can hinder writing ability. Whether you’re picking up your first pen in a while or buying a pen for Little Timmy’s first day at school, it can be difficult to know where to start. Choosing the right pen can make a huge difference and...

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WHY DO FOUNTAIN PENS LEAK AT HIGHER ALTITUDES?

There’s a popular misconception that fountain pens and aircraft simply do not get along. Whilst fountain pens (and indeed most rollerballs) are more prone to misbehaving in a pressured environment, there are some painless steps you can take to minimise the likelihood of that crisp, white shirt looking like an artist’s smock when you walk through the arrivals terminal. Before we get to that, let’s look at the science behind it. WHY DOES IT HAPPEN? Typically, passenger airliners fly at an altitude approaching 40,000 feet. At this height the air is so severely lacking in oxygen that if you were to breathe...

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