Tag Archives: tobacco

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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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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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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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Association of Independent Tobacco Specialists – Lord’s, London June 2015

Last week saw the latest gathering of the great and the good (and some of the not so on either count too!) from the UK tobacco industry at the home…

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Big Ben Saturn

Big Ben are another of my favourite Guest Brands and when they get it right, they really get it right. This Big Ben Saturn is a great looking pipe combining…

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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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Carey’s Pipe & Tobacco Shop on PipesMagazine.com Radio!

Recently we were invited by Brian Levine of PipesMagazine.com Radio to appear on his show to learn more about Carey’s Pipe & Tobacco Shop – who we are, what we…

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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…

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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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