Category Archives: Thank You for Smoking

The Yamasa by Davidoff

  Now, on to cigars. In 1991 when Davidoff stopped having cigars made in Cuba, I turned my back on it. Call me a cigar snob but I consider non-Cubans poor cousins of Cubans. Then in 2016, Davidoff introduced the … Continue reading

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San Cristobal Jarra Torreon

2000 jars of The San Cristobal de la Habana Jarra Torreon were released in 2012. Torreon, means “tower” in Spanish. The name pays tribute to the watchtower of the historical fortress “El Morro”, which in the past watched over the … Continue reading

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The General of Tiananmen Square

Ava Lee is a Chinese Canadian lesbian forensic accountant, mentored by the late Uncle Chow Tung, retired – and very well connected – influential senior triad member. Ava and Uncle collected bad debts but Ava is also an international all-round … Continue reading

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A Very Brilliant Idea

A letter by anti-tobacco Nazi Liu I-Chun was published in FORUM of The Straits Times: Make tobacco companies pay for cigarette butt litter clean-ups Cigarette butts consistently rank among the most littered items both locally and globally. Cigarette butts not … Continue reading

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Cuaba APAC

The first Cuaba Edicíon Regional, the Cuaba APAC, was released in May specially for the Asia Pacific region. The Cuaba brand is a series of shaped perfectos and figurados. These double-tapered figurados are known as Tacos in Cuban cigar factories. … Continue reading

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Sir David

David Tang was a rich kid who ended up doing various things in his adult life (lawyer, university lecturer, businessman, Honorary Consul of Cuba in Hong Kong, author, etc) but was basically a name-dropper who considered himself a cultured gentleman … Continue reading

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A Giant Bamboo by Tom Richard

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A Giant Morta by Tom Richard

A giant morta pipe by Tom Richard has just landed. Morta was first used as pipe making material during the Second World War. The shortage of briar forced manufactures to try out various woods, and morta – or bog oak … Continue reading

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You Die, I Die, We All Die

Not too long ago, some clown named Arpan Roy wrote a letter to The Straits Times saying: Keep smokers farther away from others during Covid-19 pandemic Smokers are allowed to lower their masks for extended periods while smoking. I would … Continue reading

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Lovely Birthday Gift

Very blessed to be lavished with so many lovely gifts from family members and thoughtful friends. A Castello from David stands out! Read about Castello here, here and here. Read about David here and here.

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