1. Ying Y

    Everybody snuggle around Super and bask in the warmth!
    On another note, between Noodler’s Black Swan in English Roses and Noodler’s Nightshade, which do you prefer?

  2. TeresaAngelina

    I have that ink! It just arrived with my newest order – all wonderful. I bought the ink on a whim and very glad I did. It is so pretty and it has a lovely fad from red in the bottle to red/brown/black as you described. I’ve only so far tested it with a simple dip pen but will soon load it into my new TSWBI AL green… also from that order… should be a lovely pairing.

    Hope you kept warm in your storm… we’ve had one here too but only rain and wind… it is Vancouver after all.

    All the best!

    • wonderpens

      I’m so glad to hear you are enjoying the ink! It’s one of my favourites, although I tend to be biased towards the red/brown/yellow family 🙂 And I think it will look great in your TWSBI Al-Green.

      Thanks for reading along with us, and taking the time to write! I am certainly looking forward to warmer weather – it’s just around the corner now!

  3. It’s a great shade of ink. I like its bloodiness — it was perfect for marking student papers. However, it does not quite agree with my left-handedness. It takes more time to dry than Noodler’s black inks, or the J. Herbin inks I’ve tried. I therefore have to strap a paper towel to my hand to imbibe to overflow, so it does not stain my papers. A small cost to pay to mark in blood.

    • wonderpens

      HAHA – it’s always a great start to the morning when a comment makes you laugh out loud! It is a great shade for marking paper, and I’m glad to see you’ve found a good compromise 😀

  4. I love a good ink that shades. It brings a certain visual depth to the written word. I think that that’s the very aspect that made me fall in love with fountain pens.

    It’s good to see a red ink colour that hasn’t got the “I just corrected your term paper” kinda vibe to it. 🙂

    • wonderpens

      Yes, I agree! There’s something about how ink shades from a fountain pen, even just very subtly, that gives it some depth and character!

      I don’t know what it is, but I’m not as much a fan of really bright reds or colours! I like a lot of browns and greys and darker or warmer reds, and this is a real favourite of mine! Thanks so much for reading 🙂 – and hope you had a happy birthday! 🙂

  5. Hope

    Oh, I think I found my new ink love ❤. I know what I’m ordering next payday!

    Love the tone of the blog post. It gave me the chuckle that I needed this morning.

    • wonderpens

      So glad to hear you enjoyed the post! Thanks so much for reading and taking the time to write. Hope you like the new ink, it’s a favourite of mine 🙂

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