Post-Script: Of course, it is mere presumption to assume that he will take to fountain pens as I did. I can certainly see the convenience of sticking with one's tried-and-true writing solution, such as his Bic Cristals. And fountain pens do have their finickiness, such as their writing quality being sensitive to both ink and paper selection. But I think the possibility of seeing another Fountain Pen Convert in our midst is worth the risk.
Photo via Fujifilm X10; typecast via SCM Galaxy 12.