Tag Archives: Cigars

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…

A Highly Recommended Cigar Auction Site – Bond Roberts

4 May

A few years ago in Havana, November 2018, I was invited to a private lunch with Rob Fox of JJ Fox & Andy Ryan and during the long and excellent Italian meal, smoking vintage Partagas Stratford House and fresh PL Coronas RE, at Sergio’s in Miramar they detailed a plan they had along with Rob Read more…

Cuba, China, Friends, Karma and Covid-19 – A Tale Of Friendship And Humanity

6 Apr

In February last year in Havana with my Scottish mate John Bongo we had one of those pleasant and nice experiences that travellers have when venturing out of their comfort zone – which I and my friends always have as we do venture out. After a good dinner with friends at Destino we were ready Read more…

Picking Up The Cabs – A Visit To MRN In Hong Kong

29 Dec

I had two nice Cabs waiting for me in Hong Kong and if that was not incentive enough for a trip there, my friend Javi was also flying there for a quick business trip …. Javi and I have shared a few trips to Havana and the fun they entail so what better than having Read more…

Keeping It Simple – Cuba November 2019

5 Dec

The more I travel to Cuba the more I concentrate on things, places, friends and experiences that are important to me now that I’ve seen enough to evaluate what is and is not of interest. There’s a saying in Spanish : A veces perdiendo se gana …. As a good friend was not able to Read more…

Happy Days With Niki And The Taiwan Cigar Club In Europe – Day Four – Leuven With Frank

26 Sep

Niki had asked me what he and his friends should see and do in Brussels – I told him very honestly : Get out of there, Belgium has nicer cities than that … 🙂 So on the day before their departure back to Taiwan, after visiting Ghent and Bruges they took the train from Brussels 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…