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Monthly Archives: February 2019
A conversation with Lohcifer Interviewer: Lohcifer, why are you interested in this topic? Are you in the tobacco business? Lohcifer: I am an occasional pipe and cigar smoker. I do not smoke cigarettes. I am not a scientist, scholar, advocate, … Continue reading
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Today I turn 62. Over the past week or so, and in this and the coming weeks, I have been hosted and will be hosted to several so-called birthday meals in my honor. Except for two occasions, nobody has asked … Continue reading
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These days I live in fear. I barricade myself at home. I make sure all the lights are off. I want to give the impression that no one’s in. I dread hearing my doorbell ring. I jump out of my … Continue reading
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!
In this shallow world we live in, if you are a billionaire, people will line up to smell your farts. If you have the money to act in your own kung fu flick or ride around on a motorbike or … Continue reading
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A Couple of Indonesian Pipe Tobacco
David returned from Indonesia last month with some Indonesian pipe tobacco and I sampled a couple. Hidden Dragon Tambolaka tobacco (above) from Indonesia is typically released to the market only after at least five years of tedious aging; that is, … Continue reading
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Scary! They Walk Among Us!
A couple of days ago, a three-meter-long python was found outside a well-known department store at Orchard. (Now, that’s nearly ten feet of snake!) Pythons are the world’s longest and heaviest snakes. They are constrictors. People and animals in this … Continue reading
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