Marcus Jones

Part of the family that has owned and run the business over the last 30 years, Marcus has been involved since the early 1980s learning the ropes, mostly packing catalogues and inputting orders! His role for the last six years and going forward is as a Director, responsible for the general running of the business now and in the future.

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Black PipeDay Deals are Back!

We don’t do Black Friday, we do Black PipeDay! For 20% OFF a selection of black pipes, for a limited time only, click here. Happy Puffing!

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Comparing Tobaccos

In the past we’ve written about the relative merits of our tobaccos versus more expensive branded equivalents, with one of the key points we are at pains to make being…

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WGM XL Now 20% OFF – Find Out More Here

  Many of you will know that we are big fans of WGM Meerschaum pipes.  Why?  Because quite simply they are some of the most beautifully carved pieces of meerschaum…

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Small tobacco’s entrepreneurs refuse to be snuffed out…

Recently I was asked to comment for an article being written for Management Today magazine about the state of the smaller tobacco players in today’s legislation heavy marketplace.  So here…

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Sunshine, Cigars, Cocktails & Nibbles on the Ziggurat Terrace!

Crossing fingers definitely works! With 1st October seemingly the only date we could bring all the elements together this was the day we’d placed all of our faith in… and…

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The Tao Of A Corn Cob Pipe

Here is a sweetly melancholic article I recently read in the New York Times… hope you enjoy it!   BUSHKILL, Pa. — EVEN now, when I conjure him and he…

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An Evening of Finery: Cigars, Cocktails & Company

We’ve been thinking about doing it for some time now but it’s always been relegated to the back burner.  You know that feeling..? But at last we’ve decided to stage…

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Nicotine’s Cognitive Benefits – Six Ways to Ingest It

As regular readers of our blog will know we like to find articles that relate to our pipe and cigar smoking pastime, whether they are challenging, informative, educational or just…

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Carey Magic Inch Treviso – See It Here!

We receive a lot of feedback from customers saying that our short YouTube clips are the next best thing to actually being able to view a pipe in a B&M…

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The surprising history of London’s lost tobacco houses

Considered a cure for cancer, ripped-off fingernails and more, smoking in times of yore was a debonair delight practised throughout London; if you know where to look, a tour brings…

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