Friday, 9 January 2015

My weapon of choice

Here is my weapon of choice.

It is not an AK47. It is not a weapon for a dictator or a terrorist to use. It will not kill or destroy.

In better hands than mine it will do things like this:

and this:

and this:

Collecting fountain pens. Collecting books. Loving gel pens, calligraphy, dip pens, watercolours. People think it's quaint, or crazy, or amusing.

But fundamentally, possessing a pen is possessing a weapon. A weapon of free speech.

I am armed. And I am Charlie.

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