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Miss Sharona

Apr 23, 05 - 2:19 PM

What does one feel about cigar smoking in Aristasia?
I am not at all sure how I feel about the matter myself, allthough I must admit that as a blonde, the idea of a brunette puffing along is rather charming...

Apr 23rd, 2005 - 9:11 PM
Re: Cigars

I have known Aristasians-in-Telluria smoke cigars, not only brunettes either, and while I wouldn't call it charming, there are worse things. I would have thought that it would spoil the taste of the wine, but it seems not; at least, it doesn't spoil the appetite for it.
Lady Amelia

Apr 24th, 2005 - 10:14 PM
Re: Cigars

Ah, but does the foul weed actually grow within the fair borders of Aristasia? I am utterly hazy about the flora and fauna. There are certain, shall we say, unnecessary plants and creatures which any blonde and many a brunette would gladly banish. But perhaps nothing should be excluded?

On this subject, while I am sure that Culveria abounds with bison and passenger pigeons, is there also room for certain large reptiles? Dragons, I would certainly hope, and others?
Miss Drusilla

Apr 25th, 2005 - 2:34 PM
Re: Cigars

There is a young blonde of my acquaintance who has in her possession a small supply of small cigars. Allow me to reiterate for her benefit that, in her case, they are strictly for show.
sweet jutta

Apr 25th, 2005 - 7:24 PM
Re: Cigars

Dear Madams,

I only can speak for myself, but I would not need any cigars not for me, neither for anybody else. I find the smoke of cigars very acerb. It makes my eyes water and when the smoke gets cold I hardly can bear the smell of it. So smoking cigars is not very appealingto me.
From time to time I oversee an adult brunette whose elegance is emphasized by her smoking of a cigarette. But for blondes I think smoking is just a bad habit and I will refrain from it.


Apr 27th, 2005 - 2:31 AM
Re: Cigars

Of course we have dragons in America. Consult any up-do-date map and you will see the words "Here there be dragons". You know that none of Her Majesty's cartographers would get a thing like that wrong, don't you?

As to cigars, I prefer cigarillos; more elegant, really.
Miss Drusilla

Apr 27th, 2005 - 7:50 AM
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You are a sensible girl, Jutta. Would that we had more like you!
sweet jutta

Apr 27th, 2005 - 7:27 PM
Re: Cigars

Thank you very much for your friendly compliment, Miss Drusilla (curtsying)
Lucinda of IIIB

Apr 28th, 2005 - 12:33 PM
Re: Cigars

I should like only to say that I should not care to be kissed by a person smoking a cigar.
Miss Drusilla

Apr 28th, 2005 - 1:34 PM
Re: Cigars


But that is not a problem likely to arise for you any time soon, Lucinda -- unless you apply yourself to all your studies and take your proper place among the older girls!
Grimsdyke, Jean

Apr 28th, 2005 - 3:58 PM
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I say Druce old thing, take it easy on the kid, eh? She's got little enough to be chirpy about. Don't kick a chap when she's down, what?
Miss Drusilla

Apr 28th, 2005 - 8:23 PM
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Take this down, Grimsdyke:

"I will strive to conquer my tendency toward overfamiliarity, or Miss Drusilla will know the reason why not."

A hundred for this offence -- and two hundred the next time you take my name in vain!

Apr 30th, 2005 - 3:03 PM
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I certainly prefer the smell of cigars to that of cigarettes. Cigarettes smell dry and acerbic and not in any way pleasant, while cigars can often smell rich and rather delightful. I am speaking of the smell of other people's puffers here - what I believe Johnny Bongo calls "passive smoking". Jolly nice too, in the case of the better cigars. Pleasant aroma without all the bother of puffing for oneself.

Passive smoking is an excellent occupation for the idle blonde. However she must insist on her smoking-servitors using only the best and most expensive puffers. None of these ghastly weeds they smoke in bongo pubs.

I am afraid my smoking is passive these days since Miss Drusilla and my beastly sister Lindie got together to say they didn't think a blonde of my years ought to smoke, and my Guardian (who used to be a little indulgent on these matters) agreed. Lindie! One's own flesh and blood! Et too brutal, what?

Anyway, the Lindie-beast bagged some rather jolly little cigars in America. Vanilla-flavoured and with their own little built-in holders I shall try to pop a piccie or two of her new smoking acqisishers an paraphernalia at Girls' Town later. Including a lovely jewelled cigarette-holder which would convert even the most confirmed non-smoker.

Actually, even Lindie only smokes about two a month - just so as not to be taken for a non-smoker. After all, smoking is a performance, not an indulgence.
Miss Drusilla

Apr 30th, 2005 - 4:20 PM
Re: Cigars

Isn't it lucky for you, child, that Lindie seldom visits the club and is thus highly unlikely to see the way you speak of her?