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My articles and other posts about Tobacco & the Trade

Blends & Recipes

Gauntleys “House Blends”
Nottingham Blend
Christmas Spice 2010
Trent Mix
Bayou Blend
Merry Men/Rum & Honey (Mk 1)
Spiced Turk
Yataghan
Christmas Spice 2011
Deliverance

Crossroads Suggestions (Hand Rolling)
Tubing Reciepes

How To & Instructional Videos

How to :: Service Zippo
How to :: Imco “Super” Lighter
An Introduction to Pipe Smoking (Parts 1 2 3)

Tobacco Styles

Rough Guide to Aromatics
Twist Tobaccos
Snuff
How i Blend Pipe Tobaccos

Base Tobaccos

Cavendish (Part 1 2 3 4 5 6)
Burley (Part 1 2 3) includes Kentucky

Articles & Media

British Pipe Smoking Championships 2012 :: May 2012
Hand of our Packs Campaign :: May 2012

Budget 2012 :: April 2012

Forest & UK Party Conferences :: Sept 2011
Call to Arms (American Taxes) :: Sept 2011
How it’s Made (Dunhill Pipes & Zippos) :: June 2011

NWPipeSmokers Reviews of Bayou & Celtic Twilight :: June 2011

Nottingham Pipe Club on BBC Radio Nottingham :: April 2011
Talking Snuff (Radio Interview and snuff Information) :: October 2010
Display Ban Offers Indies £30m :: July 2010
UK C17th Black Market :: August 2010
Airbrushing History :: June 2010

UK Trade issues
State of Play (5th Feb 2012)
State of Play (3rd Apr 2011)
Sate of Play (1st Feb 2011)
State of Play (15th Nov 2010)
State of Play (15th Jun 2010)

Product News & Suggestions

Dunhill Elizabethan Mixture ReRelease 2013 :: April 2013
New Peterson Tobacco & Punch UK Regional :: June 2012

Peterson Pipe of the Year & Special Reserve Tobacco 2012 :: May 2012

New & Discontinued Lines Spring 2012 :: April 2012

New Zippos for 2012 :: Jan 2012

Maya Shag & Rolling Tobaccos :: Jan 2012

Silkcut Choice :: Dec 2011

Peterson System Stems :: Nov 2011
Che Shag Tobacco :: Nov 2011
Partagas Serie D No 5 :: Oct 2011

2011 – 2012 Zippo Choice Collection :: Oct 2011
AITS Trade Show (New Cigars, Tobaccos & more) :: Oct 2011
Partagas Serie E No 2 :: Sept 2011

Macanudo 1968 UK Launch, Delisted Lines & Peterson 2011 :: June 2011

New Herbal Cigarettes “Hamiltons” :: April 2011
New Habanos 2011 :: April 2011

New & Delisted products 2011 Budget :: April 2011
Regius Cigars :: April 2011
JPS Silver HRT:: April 2011
Dunhill Tobaccos Back in the UK :: August 2010
Rolling Tobaccos :: April 2010
M.Y.O. (Tubing) :: April 2010

Factory Visits

Héctor Luis Prieto Díaz (March 2012)
Pierre Morels Pipe Workshop (Oct 2011)

Wilsons of Sharrow Snuff Mill (Feb 2012)

Smoking Diaries

Cuba 2012

Day -1 & 0 – Prelude (2nd & 3rd March 2012)
Day 1 – A few too many drinks & Cigarettes (4th March 2012)
Day 2 – New & Old Havan (5th March 2012)
Day 3 - Plantations, Curing Barn, Escogidas & Despalill (6th March 2012)

IPSD 2012

Smoke 1 – No Name No2 (20th Feb 2012)
Smoke 2 –  Early Morning Pancake (20th Feb 2012)

Saint Claude 2011

Day 0 – Prelude (19th October 2011)
Day 1 - The Flight & Le Boit (20th October 2011)
Day 2 - St Claude & Pierre Morel (21st October 2011)

Amsterdam 2011

Day 0 – Prelude (April 11th 2011)
Day 1 – Walking round in cirlces & Cigarettes (April 12th 2011)
Day 2 – De Olifant Factory  (April 13th 2011)
Day 2 – Tinus Vinke Rolling a Pipe (Cigar)
Day 3 – More Tobaccos & a Pipe (April 14th 2011)

Dubai 2010

Day 1 & 2 (15th & 16th Sept 2010)
Day 3 (17th Sept 2010)
Day 4 (18th Sept 2010)
Day 5 (19th Sept 2010)
Day 7 (21st Sept 2010)
Day 8 (22nd Sept 2010)
Day 9 (23rd Sept 2010)
Day 10 (24th Sept 2010)

World No Smoking Day Diary 2010 :: June 2010

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