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What Does James Bond Smoke?

While James Bond is perhaps best known for his signature martini, shaken not stirred, did you know that Bond is also partial to a good smoke? We take a look at his smoking habits, and how he has even taken to using his cigar as a weapon! James Bond Smokes In The Novels Ian Fleming’s […]

Cigar Smoking Icons: Mark Twain

Mark Twain in a white suit with a smoking pipe

One of the great names of American literature, Mark Twain was an international figure of great recognition during his lifetime. A wizard with words, he became a source of inspiration for many around the world through his humourist approach and exciting tales. Mark Twain was a larger than life character in many ways, including his […]

Famous Pipe-Smoking Authors

A pile of open books

When we think of classic authors we imagine them at a typewriter, looking like a fine, scholarly gentleman; perhaps one who is smoking a pipe whilst gazing off deep in thought. The link between pipe-smoking and literature is one that has introduced many a pipe-lover to the hobby; both through the desire to obtain that […]

Must-Read Books for the Modern-Day Gentleman

Man reads a book with a mug of coffee.

Got a few, rare moments to yourself? Why not settle down on a comfy armchair with some fine Monte Cristo cigars and dive into some of the greatest books every modern-day gentleman should read? We have compiled a list of five of our favourites that you should make a point of reading.

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