Tuesday, January 23, 2018

TOBACCO ARTICLE INDEX UPDATE

After half a year I have finally updated the Pipe Tobacco List. Everything since the end of June has been added, with links and brief descriptions of the essays. This may thrill some people.
But probably not most.
It's obsessive.

The following are now included there:


349.
YOUR EYES ARE RED AND YOUR BREATH SMELLS LIKE A MIDDEN
Saturday, July 1, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/07/your-eyes-are-red-and-your-breath.html
Middle aged men taking a leak, and other events at work.
Pipe smokers, cigar smokers, crack smokers.
Futsing with meerschaum.
Penguin.

350.
G. L. PEASE STONEHENGE FLAKE
Sunday, July 2, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/07/g-l-pease-stonehenge-flake.html
Product review.

351.
G. L. PEASE REGENTS FLAKE
Sunday, July 2, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/07/g-l-pease-regents-flake.html
Product review.

352.
FROM PLANTATIONS BETWEEN THE POTOMAC AND THE CHESAPEAKE...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/07/from-plantations-between-potomac-and.html
Janneman: A Netherlandish pipesmoker and ephemerist. In Dutch.
Whom I first encountered on Dutch Pipe Smoker.
Who writes in English.

353.
LOEWE PIPE
Thursday, July 27, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/07/loewe-pipe.html
Something about a famous pipe brand.

354.
YOUR EXCESS WEATHER
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/08/your-excess-weather.html
Stonehenge Flake, hot temperatures elsewhere, and geraniums.
There is NO chocolate in this lovely product.
Despite what some people claim.
They're idiots.

355.
MIDDLE AGED MAN DANDER
Sunday, August 13, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/08/middle-aged-man-dander.html
Ten pipe smokers and a tub of hummus.
A meeting of the pipe club.

356.
THE OBSESSIVE LIST
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/09/the-obsessive-list.html
Everybody has a list of the pipe tobaccos all newbies must try. This is mine, with critical comment, because some pipe tobaccos are vile beyond belief.

357.
AND THEN THERE WAS CAKE!
Saturday, October 14, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/10/and-then-there-was-cake_14.html
Review of celebrating yet another birthday, which was yesterday.
October 13. Shan't mention the year.
It's not important.

358.
HARMLESS, CHILD FRIENDLY, AND GLUTEN-FREE
Sunday, October 15, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/10/harmless-child-friendly-and-gluten-free.html
A screed against the frightful puritans who have taken over our world, and are determined to make us all live better and cleaner lives. Some of us still like to smoke, drink, carry on, and miss bath time.

359.
SMELLY PERVS IN MELTED CHEESE
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/10/smelly-pervs-in-melted-cheese.html
"The horrid funk of Hobbit wannabees".
Versus neat little beard.

360.
THE FROG AT THE END OF MY FACE
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/10/the-frog-at-end-of-my-face.html
Late night, and a blend I am smoking again.

361.
PIPE SMOKE AND CURIOUS LADIES
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/10/pipe-smoke-and-curious-ladies.html
Answers, recommendations, and frogs.

362.
IT SMELLS LIKE BURNING GOATS
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/11/it-smells-like-burning-goats.html
Late night pub crawl, Latakia tobacco, creosote aroma.
Terpeneols are very important in this essay.
I don't think the bookseller cares.

363.
SUMMER IN AN ORCHARD OF THE MIND
Sunday, November 5, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/11/summer-in-orchard-of-mind.html
A woman taught me more about pipe smoking than anyone else.
I don't know what happened to her and several others.
Last time we met was a long time ago.

364.
SOFT WHITE MUCK BETWEEN THE EARS
Saturday, November 18, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/11/soft-white-muck-between-ears.html
"For a few years I would head over to the cigar bar on a Saturday night to smoke my pipe and enjoy some conversation. But it is very hard to discuss anything except balls when everyone is yowling at the screen and checking their cell-phones, and there are many more people there now, doing precisely and only that."

365.
WHERE TO SMOKE IN SAN FRANCISCO
Sunday, November 19, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/11/where-to-smoke-in-san-francisco.html
Smoke here.

366.
REPROBATICAL STIMULI
Sunday, November 19, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/11/reprobatical-stimuli.html
Brief mention of the pipe club.
Four bottles of wine.

367.
MILK TEA IS A GIVEN TODAY, NO MATTER WHAT
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/11/milk-tea-is-given-today-no-matter-what.html
Turkey, neuroses, pipes, and 1Q.
Which is shitty tobacco.

368.
BUT IT LOOKS STUNNING!
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/12/but-it-looks-stunning.html
Heatfissures, and re-caking. Pipemud.
Please do not hotbox.

369.
ENTHRONED ALONE IN A SPLENDID MESS
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/12/enthroned-alone-in-splendid-mess.html
Day off. What others are doing where they are. Coffee.
Books and stuffed animals.

370.
ZECHBAUER: GOOD STUFF
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/12/zechbauer-good-stuff.html
"Sweet, not dissimilar to Drucquer's Red Lion or the current iteration of Dunhill's Baby's Bottom (BB 1938), pleasant smoking and smooth.
Also spicy, with a nice level of creosote.
"
And: 'umgebung'.

371.
IT'S FUZZY, AND IT GRUMBLES
Monday, December 25, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/12/its-fuzzy-and-it-grumbles.html
The solitary badger at Christmas.
We weird white people.

372.
THAT SMELL REMINDS ME OF SOMETHING ...
Sunday, December 31, 2017
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2017/12/that-smell-reminds-me-of-something.html
Pipe tobacco with a hint of clove: J. F. Germain's Plum Cake Mixture, Astley's No. 2 Mixture, and Samuel Gawith's Westmorland Mixture.
All three are very fine products.

373.
THE UN-OBSESSED LIFE
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2018/01/the-un-obsessed-life.html
Smoke in the teevee room long after midnight.
Do NOT smoke in front of Miriwa.
Angry security guard.

374.
CANTONESE WOMAN, ANGRY AND FRUSTRATED
Friday, January 5, 2018
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2018/01/cantonese-woman-angry-and-frustrated.html
She needs a cigar.

375.
IT SMELLS QUIETER AT NIGHT
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2018/01/it-smells-quieter-at-night.html
Smoking a pipe quietly by myself late in the evening.
In the downstairs portico of a tavern.
It's raining a bit.

376.
NEED MORE CHOCOLATE, SEND HELP!
Sunday, January 14, 2018
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2018/01/need-more-chocolate-send-help.html
Pipe club day, little white nipple guy, and the theory of relativity.

377.
LIKE A BIN OF BUTTS
Friday, January 19, 2018
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2018/01/like-bin-of-butts.html
Telegraph Hill, a tobacco by Greg Pease.
Late night in San Francisco.
Very good indeed.

378.
SMOKING CAUSES SYMPTOMS
Saturday, January 20, 2018
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2018/01/smoking-causes-symptoms.html
Perfectly reasonable fury at the anti-smokers.
They may cripple me yet.
Rainaud's.

379.
MOSTLY THE VAPERS
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2018/01/mostly-vapers.html
Several pipes, a few blends, one invitation.





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