Tag Archives: pipe tobacco

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Pipe Dreams – Pack it In!

Even after forty years of on and off pipe smoking, I can still get it wrong. Sometimes it may be a new pipe, or one with a narrower – or…

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More WGM Discounts!

Hot on the heels of the departure of our beautiful WGM XL pipe to a new and deserving home, here comes another deal.  This time we are offering the beautiful…

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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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Vauen Adagio – First Look

The Vauen Adagio is another fine piece of craftsmanship from this German pipe maker. With a large bowl that nestles perfectly in the palm of your hand, and a simple…

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Big Ben Christopher Antique

With a brindle stain to really accentuate the grain this is another beautiful smoking pipe from the Royal Dutch Pipe Company.

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What are these ‘loose leaf tobacco vaporizers’ really like?

There are a few different types on the market, and they are definitely becoming part of the mainstream, so what is it about loose leaf vaporizers that are making them…

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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…

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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…

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BBC Kent Meets The Pipe Club Of London

Some of our regular customers may be aware that we have recently been awarded the privilege of becoming Honorary Members of the esteemed Pipe Club of London.  We’ve contributed a…

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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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