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For the Love of Fountain Pens

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Sunday, September 23, 2018, 07:00pm

There is something very tactile and sensuous in laying down a very wet ribbon of ink on paper with a favoured fountain pen in hand. Your mind slows, your thoughts coalesce, you pause, relax and experience a suspended moment in time free from the pings of our modern-day digital demands. This, to some degree captures my experience and hence my infatuation with fountain pens, ink and paper. To do lists, notes to self, cards, correspondence and drafts of heartfelt communications become somehow less arduous. Tasks such as these slant towards joyful with the ever so slight friction of the nib tip inking words across the paper. The pleasure of writing with a fountain pen is reminiscent of the excitement of making those first child like scribbles with a crayon or pencil.…

A group of Charlottetown area pen aficionados have been meeting over the last 18 months to talk fountain pens, nibs, ink, paper, pen care, manufacturers and the ultimate goal of writing. These get togethers are open to the curious, beginners and seasoned enthusiasts alike.

A pen night will take place at Bookmark, 172 Queen Street on September 23 at 7 pm and everyone is welcome. Register by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Bring your favourite fountain pen, ink, notebook journal or anything else pen/ink related and join in the fun. September’s meeting will focus on notebooks so bring your’s along and share your approach with the rest of the group. Thanks goes to Bookmark owners, Dan and Marlene MacDonald for hosting this meet up. Dan is a fountain pen enthusiast and has been supportive of our growing community of fountain pen enthusiasts.

—submitted by Debi Mais-Murphy


Location Details:

Bookmark
172 Queen Street
Charlottetown

(902) 566-4888
http://www.bookmarkreads.ca/?q=h


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