Monthly Archives: December 2014

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Cigar Aficionado – An Interview with Fidel Castro (1994)

With all the recent talk about the thawing of US-Cuban relations, cigars from the infamous Caribbean island have once again been thrust into the limelight.  With some saying that the…

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The Origin of Santa Claus…

What better time to shed a bit of light on how exactly we ended up with a pipe smoking, red and white costume wearing, jovial old man giving away presents…

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Add A Little Spice To Your Christmas!

Homemade Spiced Bourbon (or Rum) Here’s a cheeky little recipe we found in the Waitrose Magazine that I’m sure they won’t mind us sharing with you.  It sounds like a…

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Carey’s Pipe & Tobacco Shop Newsletter – Last Posting & Gift Ideas

There have been a few email newsletters flying around recently as we rush headlong towards Christmas and have lots to bring our customers up to speed about… This lastest newsletter…

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Cigar Tastings and Island Hopping

For our latest blog post we’re changing tack slightly and giving you an insight into what we get up to from time to time working in the pipe & tobacco…

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Ever Wondered How The West Caught On To Tobacco? Here’s Bob Newhart’s Theory…

Whilst reading another article recently, which I’ll also be posting over the coming days, I was directed to this great audio clip of comedian Bob Newhart giving his take on…

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