***What Are You Smoking, June 2021?***

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For the first time in months I've sat down for a bowl, been so busy I haven't had the time. I'm SO relaxed right now, sitting outside on my deck, a to do list a million miles long. I forgot how calming it is to just sit and smoke a bowl; being forced to wait it out. I've missed this so much.

Some Shepherds Pie in my straight Brigham.
 

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halfdan

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Late 19th century LHE (unidentified) with clay churchwarden style bowl and inset mesh 'barrier' to prevent moisture from the smoker reaching the tobacco as well as providing a small space below to cool the smoke:-

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Briar was also used for the same purpose ...
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... as was chromed steel:-
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An alternative method was the removable bowl leaving space underneath to form what is known in Falcon parlance as a 'humidome' or reservoir designed to trap moisture and cool the smoke:-
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@virkia A shame to smoke those vintage clay pipes; can't get rid of the baccy smell from them!
You once said I'd have a hard time choosing a clay pipe to break in, or just break!
I'll be smoking a clay pipe when I go to the Pirate Festival next month in Matlock Bath.
Dad thinks I spent all day when I went to see the Sealed Knot at Bolsover Castle trying to light my clay pipe; it was cold and windy 🌬️ for the time of year and I needed a warming blast of pipe smoke!
One of the re-enactors I met said he needed a smoke of tobacco to get his fire 🔥 going!
Had a bit too much beer 🍺 and pipe weed today - it went down well though!
The only way to control my clay pipe smoking is to get rid of my lighters and pipe tobacco; I'll send Jamie some of the baccy to smoke in the clay pipes I gave him!
 

YoungButter

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Today, I decided to treat myself. Today, is Davidoff day.
First stick I've ever had from them. Loved it. Light bodied, myriad nuanced earthy flavors.63E2788F-F8C8-485B-B364-4C4431E82612.jpeg
Then, a bowl of Danish Mixture because I want to eat a some sort of honeyed pastry but I can't. 035719B4-4FF4-4BD8-B304-5675DE2FCCC1.jpeg
Likely, today will end with Flake Medallions in this new Moonshine Stublin with some seriously serious birdseye on the flanks.
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