Tag Archives: ANS

From Big To Small – The Annual Pharmacy Cigar Reunion 2021

9 Aug

Well at least we had Andreas the pharmacist join us for a cigar albeit not in the pharmacy … Where normally 50-60 friends would have gathered for the annual cigar weekend we were just 4 to 8 like last year, fuck Corona. John arrived from Scotland on Thursday and we had some fantastic Farm rolled Read more…

Happy Days With Niki And The Taiwan Cigar Club In Germany – Day Three

22 Sep

Sunny Tuesday and we met for a morning cigar at my Cafe, long and very relaxed hour planning the day and smoking fine. I showed my village, the garden with fresh apples for all and the cigar cellar – my KISS system of storing cigars in metal lockers which keeps them perfect for long time Read more…

Niki And The Taiwan Cigar Club in Europe – Happy Days – Day One

20 Sep

The KISS principle – Keeping it simple I believe the best part of smoking cigars is to share the experience and pleasure with good friends, then it becomes a double Happiness. I had the fortune of meeting Niki, a fellow cigar smoker from Taiwan, a few years ago through the Internet Cigar Boards. We kept Read more…

Shanghai, Pharmacy, Portmann – Mr Plastic’s Road Trip

19 Apr

Let’s clarify first – of course it wasn’t a road trip from Shanghai to Frankfurt, Web used the classic Lufthansa B-747-400 for that … and why is Web called Mr Plastic – well, being a big city boy he is used to whip out his credit card ( or mobile phone ) to pay for Read more…

Vancouver, Havana, Wörrstadt – David & Debbie in Germany

7 Sep

My good friends David & Debbie from Vancouver visited Europe and decided to spend a few ( too short … ) days with me. Great idea as I had not seen them for over a year when we last spent time together in Havana, where David has been a few times and twice with me. Read more…

The Big ANS Summer Meeting – By John Bongo

16 Aug

Being from Scotland, where you’re not allowed to smoke inside, the lack of decent facilities where you can smoke a cigar in relative comfort and warmth outside makes enjoying a cigar an almost impossible task. So, imagine the surprise and disbelief on my friends faces when I told them I was going to a cigar Read more…

Feuerzangenbowle And First Cigars in 2017

3 Jan

Pharmacy cigar evening again yesterday, first one this year and, a repeat from the last event 13 days ago – Gottfried prepared another Feuerzangenbowle for us to start the new year. Quite simple as a recipe but it takes some experience to prepare it -a bottle of orange juice, 2 litres of good red wine, Read more…