Tag Archives: cigars

Why the embargo against Cuba will be eased

I am glad to see that I am not the only one who appreciates cigars.

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Cigars are good for your Health

“You can’t smoke in here! This is a hospital” the nurse snapped at me, although I hadn’t even lit the cigar. “And?” I asked. “You don’t seem to have read ‘The Magic Mountain’?” The gruff reply “We have a strict anti-smoking … Continue reading

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But cigars are permitted

I discovered this rather selective smoking ban in a deserted village on the island of Caprera off Sardinia.

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Enjoy the Sunset!

I already explained how to photograph a sunset in a very detailed step-by-step guide. Today, I will show you how to enjoy a sunset. It’s much easier:

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Good Intentions

A few weeks ago I determined that I need to lose weight. Since then I realised that my willpower alone would not do it and that I need to change my diet (which so far has consisted mainly of chocolate, … Continue reading

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Poetry Slam (1) Cigar

My first attempt at travel poetry: I went to the bazaar in Kandahar and bought a cigar from a guy called Bashar.   Don’t worry. I will continue to write predominantly in prose. (Zur deutschen Version.)

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Celebrations at NASA

This is what 2.5 billion $ get you at NASA: a room full of people hugging each other. And for that, you don’t even get cigars which used to be part of any proper NASA celebration.

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