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Have you ever seen the color of houses in Marrakech? It resonates with me. I searched for a pen ink by the name “Moroccan Blue,” “Marrakech Blue,” or “Majorelle Blue” to no avail. Then I stumbled upon a post on FPN of a blue ink so intense as to glaze upon it “hurt” the eyes of the reader. Wanta know what I found?

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Totally self-serving, I also write a blog featuring our French Bulldog puppy and her satirical view of the world. I am told it is cute and funny and who doesn’t love pictures of puppies?

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Majorelle Blue (Ink) by Any Other Name

Have you ever seen the color of houses in Marrakech? It resonates with me. I searched for a pen ink by the name “Moroccan Blue,” “Marrakech Blue,” or “Majorelle Blue” to no avail. Then I stumbled upon a post on FPN (Fountain Pen Network) of a blue ink so intense as to glaze upon it…

A Christmas Miracle, nah just Dumb Luck

Christmas Miracle, maybe it is just dumb luck. I stumbled upon a 70-year-old Conway Stewart pen and Pencil set in superb condition just in time for me to buy, and for my wife to gift to me.

About Me

Hi, I bought my first fountain pen in 2007, soon after Waterman Hemisphere became my pen of choice until the pandemic when I discovered vintage pens. Now I use a mix of vintage and contemporary pens. Read more