Today’s guest requires a special introduction
He once spent an entire month on a remote hilltop with pen in hand, the tender silence only broken by the sound of nib on paper, writing line after line of the same character just to achieve a number 4 that brought joy to his soul.
He is a Namiki Nerd, a Lamy Lover, a founding member of Team Safari, the King of Pen,
It’s BRAD DOWDY!
The Pen Addict blog was founded in 2008, the Pen Addict podcast followed in 2012, then NockCo and recently, a partnership in Spoke Pens and a Twitch stream for the Pen Addict.
What is your Top 5 Ice Cream list looking like these days? (Refill #57)
Mint chocolate chip
Pralines and cream
Sea Salt and Caramel
What fountain pen brand do you think has the best, most consistent quality?
What pen are you writing with today?
What pen do you find yourself reaching for more these days?
What is one thing you wished people knew about pens?
There is always a better pen (speaking to newcomers)
Are there artists that you think are doing amazing work that stationery lovers need to know about?
What is your favorite purchase (stationery or not) in the last 6 months?
Where can they find you on the Internets?
You can also write to me at:
Attn: John West
P.O. Box 621
Golden, CO 80402