Though I am a computer person from way back, when I choose to write instead of type, I prefer to use a fountain pen, with black ink on plain white paper -- much to the amusement of the increasingly youthful people I work with.
My delight in beautiful writing instruments is well fed at Elizabeth Rosa's store on Leura Mall.
Words to walk with:
I wondered who coined the well worn phase "The pen is mightier than the sword."
Apparently it was Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1839 for his play Richelieu.