Monthly Archives: April 2015

old-dominion-pipe-co-laughing-king-2-540x720

Old Dominion Pipe Company – Hand Crafting Corn Cob Pipes in Virginia, USA

As the most recent addition to the pipe makers featured on our website and in our catalogues, we are delighted to introduce Old Dominion Pipe Company.  To understand better the…

Read more >

einstein

Albert Einstein’s Pipe

Why Albert Einstein, the Genius Behind the Theory of Relativity, Loved His Pipe Thanks to The Smithsonian for this original article…     It’s not exactly the thing that made…

Read more >

Saint George 1

A Few Facts About St. George – The Patron Saint of England

As today is St. George’s Day, the National Day of England, I thought I’d find out a little more about who he was and how he came to be England’s…

Read more >

john player pipe tobacco

John Player’s Tobacco Factory – RIP

John Player’s tobacco factory history Credit to the Nottingham Post and Douglas Whitworth |  First Posted: April 01, 2015  John Player’s original factory in Broadmarsh, pic undated.   With the sad news…

Read more >

april-fool-day

April Fool’s Day! Official FAQs…

For such an amusing, prank filled day this is a rather dry study of April Fool’s Day around the world.  But having said that I still found it a fascinating…

Read more >