@openess thanks! I know Pen Store well. NK is really good for some brands, especially Mont Blanc and Lamy, but I like that Pen Store is far more interested in Japanese brands like Sailor and Platinum!
In a decentralised social media it makes sense to host yourself. That's what we decided to do. This instance is run by two nerds, mostly for the why not of it. Feel free to join, and we'll hit you up with an "Hi, who are you?".