On the Lighter Side

Some recent conversation in a Facebook pipe group spurred me to write something about my own experiences with different lighters over the last 30 years. Above you can see the four that I have at the moment, though only three of them are in active use because lighter-fluid Zippos are Read more…

The Virus Post

So, here we are in Very Strange Times indeed! I write this on April 4th, with the impact of Covid-19 well and truly beginning to settle in, and I felt it was important to provide a little explanation of what the Talbert Pipes Workshop will be doing to cope with Read more…

What is Patreon?

Those of sharp eye may have noticed an unusual link in our menu at the top – “Our Patreon“. What the heck is Patreon, you ask? Patreon is essentially a private social club where fans, collectors, and trainees can interact with artists and creators of their choice, at the cost Read more…