Category: Life

  • Birmingham Boysenberry on Life Schöpfer

    Birmingham Boysenberry on Life Schöpfer

    Ink Boysenberry is formerly from the Swift Formula collection where the inks were designed to be wetter than average and performs well in a wide variety of fountain pens. The company had since changed their ink collections and this ink is now found under the Keystone Formula collection. This ink is a medium purple with […]

  • Van Dieman’s Zucchini on Life Schöpfer

    Van Dieman’s Zucchini on Life Schöpfer

    Ink Zucchini is from the Harvest line which takes inspiration from the produce of Tasmania. The ink colour is a dark green that resembles the outside of a zucchini. The ink has an average flow. On Life Schöpfer paper, there is shading, no sheen, no feathering and no bleedthrough. Writing Sample This is written with […]

  • Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats on Life Schöpfer

    Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats on Life Schöpfer

    Ink Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats is from the Freshly Squeezed Collection. The ink looks like a minty green to me. It is a lovely colour with shading and no sheen. However, in writing, I find that it often lays down too light a line and the high contrast of the shading means I have […]

  • Birmingham Mountain Laurel on Life Schöpfer

    Birmingham Mountain Laurel on Life Schöpfer

    Ink Birmingham Pen Company is a small family-run business that makes fountain pens and fountain pen inks. While the company started with fountain pens, it seemed their focus is now on inks. Mountain Laurel is part of the Crisp Formula collection where the inks were designed to work well on a variety of papers. This […]