A number of people who read this blog have been asking me where I've gone. I can't blame them. I've been absent from this blog for more than a year, after all. Though I have the usual futile excuses, I believe my absence is still beyond excuse.
In my absence, I found Instagram, a simple social medium which allowed me to post my photos and thoughts. I like Instagram because it allows me to create a social post very fast. I can also edit photos, or apply filters before posting them. Sharing IG posts across platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and Tumblr is also very easy. Instagram is like Twitter with followers, or Facebook status updates with photos. My Instagram affair began in June, after I finished a week of hosting Pelikan's #beingPelikan project. Now that I am going back to blogging, I feel it's only fitting that I share with you all some of the well-received photos in my Instagram account.
|June 30, 2014. Lamy Al Star Ocean Blue and J. Herbin 1670 Bleu Ocean. |
This was my first attempt at italic calligraphy in a looooong time. But my followers liked it! 90 likes.
|July 2, 2014. Lamy Al Star Silver Green and Rohrer and Klingner Alt Goldgrun.|
I've always been a Neruda fan, and I so love his Sonnet XVII. Who doesn't? 69 likes.
|August 23, 2014. Platinum 3776 and J. Herbin Eclat de Saphir.|
I was shooting some photos for this pen's review, and came across this wise reminder from the wise man himself. He's right, right? 88 likes.
|September 5, 2014. Pelikan M200 Cognac and Pelikan Edelstein Amber. I got a new Pelikan fountain pen and I can't get enough of it! Been using it a lot, even to wish everyone a Happy Weekend. 96 likes.|
|September 14, 2014. 'Green pens on a cloudy, gloomy, rainy, sick Sunday morning.'|
Another thing I love about Instagram is it allows you to write about a topic and use a photo about an entirely different subject. Works all the time. 107 likes.
|July 25, 2014. 'Updated Lamy box-fie, July 2014.' |
My Lamy fountain pen collection. Two pens were added to the box and I had to do a box-fie. Thank God for 3G, this photo was uploaded to IG. Bestseller at 123 likes.
|September 12, 2014. It was a Friday, and I just received some exciting news the night before. |
Bliss was an understatement for all the happiness, excitement, and giddiness I felt that morning, but it seemed like the perfect word to sum it all.
So there. I went away for a while, and now I'm back. Watch this blog for new reviews and more products soon! And if you want to see my Instagram posts that did not reach this page, you can check my account at: http://instagram.com/clemdionglay.