Pen spinning

Almost all HK students know how to spinning pens.? The basic is very simple, you spin a pen among your fingers.? Most often it is a subconcious action that your finger simply start spinning the pen when you are not writing. I know only two styles of pen spinning.? I learnt the horizontal spin in my English OAC summer class.? It was my lab-partner-to-be, Leon, who taught me how to spin forward and backward.? He can even spin pens with both hands simultanously.? Later on I pick ed up veritical spin from Mingwai, but I forgot under what circumstance.? The veritical spin is easier to do, and the pen falls off to the table less often.? When I was young, my parents told me spinning pen is bad habit.? I still don’t quite understand what is so bad among it.? Ok, if you spin badly and keep making noise, it is quite annoying to others.? I remember one of my teacher back in Lasalle always spin her pen.? It just looks cool.? Today I came across a pen spinning website, in which there are instructions to different styles and demostration videos.? There are some really cool pen spinning stunts I don’t even know about.? I only know the two most basic sytles.? If I am much younger, say still in highschool, probably I will follow the instruction of the website and practice pen spinning for my own amusement.? I am just too old to learn this kind of useless things.? You can check out the pen spinning stunts following this link

2 thoughts on “Pen spinning”

  1. The first time I ever saw pen-spinning was in my first year of university because I went to one near a large city with many Chinese people and previously I had no Chinese classmates in high school.
    Your blog is fun to read – it’s really great to see you working daily at expressing yourself and you WILL improve! =)

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