Category Archives: General

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A Bit (A Lot Actually) About Filters…

This is an article I found somewhere over the summer and can’t now remember where (!), and although written by an American for an American audience I thought the educational…

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Bikes, and Pipes!

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is something I’ve intended to do each year it’s been staged, and each year I manage to miss it.  I even made it to London this…

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Black Coral Meerschaum – Cat 118 Cover Star!

Time for a short video… It’s quite unusual to see ‘short smoke’ meerschaums and even more unusual to see them in a Black Coral finish, so we thought we’d produce…

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Carey’s Pipe and Tobacco Shop Autumn 2014 Catalogue, no. 118

Hopefully wherever you are in the UK or beyond you have enjoyed, and continue to enjoy, the same wonderful summer that has blessed us here in Guernsey this year.  I…

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Carey’s Pipe & Tobacco Newsletter – August 2014

  To read the latest edition of our newsletter, which includes our bespoke ‘Lee Van Cleef’ meerschaum pipes, product stock updates, new cigar brands and new and improved pricing, click here.…

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Tobacco As A Weapon Of Morale In The Great War

This fascinating article was recently published by the Nottingham Post so I thought I’d reprint it here as it makes a very interesting short read… Home comfort: British troops in…

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The Wonderful and Bizarre World of Pipe Smoking – Baccyflaps

The Humble Baccyflap   I was intrigued when I came across an article about the baccyflap recently, and so I carried out a little of my own research.  It turns…

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Kamry E-pipe Instructions ‘Translated’…

We recently had a very amusing email from a customer who’d bought a Kamry K1000 from us, applauding the product but bemoaning the ‘Chinglish’ instructions that accompanied the pipe. Very…

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The Ultimate Summer Accessory for Pipe Smokers?

To celebrate the arrival of Carey’s Ultimate Summer Accessory, the pipe smoker’s BBQ apron (sporting the quote “I have a pipe therefore your argument is invalid’ writ large) we’ve taken a…

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Why Don’t People Smoke Pipes Any More?!

One recently ‘converted’ US cigar smoker’s amusing view on the world of pipe smoking… With thanks to Cigars.com.     First off, I need to clearly state my love for…

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