Smoke Session, 1881

“We smoke it and it reminds us of different things. We remember the miracles of the world. We remember those far and near. We remember” – Basotho Cannabis Smoking song, from C.J. Bourhill’s report from 1913 called ‘The smoking of Read More …

The South African Smoker Games

Zulu’s smoking – South Africa by B W Caney – 1880 The South African Smoker Games Long before the Hunger Games would captivate the delight of many a sauced smoker, cannabis smokers in South Africa came up with their own Read More …

The Roker’s Song, 1943

Bar on the West Coast of South Africa In a hole in the wall bar on the west coast of South Africa, a man is found with a poem inked in flesh… ‘The Roker’s Song’ In a hole in the Read More …

The Bushman’s Bong, 1898

Maasai tribesman, Tanzania   The Bushman’s Bong Another early example of the ‘Earth Pipe’ or ground bong of Africa.  This one from a Hawaii traveler telling stories on a layover in 1898 with jokes!   Evening bulletin, Hawaiian newspaper, July Read More …

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