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A New Smokers’ Blog

I’m delighted to report the launch of a new smokers’ blog today: Smoking Bandits International Blog. I’m always pleased to see new smokers’ blogs appear. The more people that speak up the better. I’ll be adding it to my blogroll, … Continue reading

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In Revolt

I’m in revolt. I’m in revolt against top-down government control. Specifically, I’m in revolt against smoking bans – which are almost invariably imposed by governments on their peoples. In fact, I’m in revolt against all sorts of other similar, government-generated … Continue reading

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Perverse

Last night in the Smoky Drinky Bar, Joe L suggested that I back up my blog, and send it to him and Emily. I hadn’t done that before, so I straightaway went and did it, using the Export facility that … Continue reading

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The More Voices The Louder

I’m always glad to welcome a new smoker’s blog, particularly one by someone who has been a regular commenter on my blog for many years: Nisakiman. Such people are not competitors: they are companions or co-conspirators, and the more of … Continue reading

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The Authentic and the Inauthentic

Back when I used to read newspapers, I’d always head straight for the opinion pieces and the letters pages. The rest of the newspaper was relatively uninteresting news. It was a delight to find an opinion piece by Bernard Levin … Continue reading

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The Unknown Blogger

I was reading Ranty earlier. He was writing about the struggle with the righteous we’re engaged upon: It is my belief that we are winning. We are wearing them down. Our words, sometimes laden with sarcasm, sometimes with profanity, (mea … Continue reading

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