80’s Perfume Advertising

I live in an old house – not for much longer mind, but one that has a lot of treasures contained within. Last weekend I unearthed a pile of 1980’s Madame Figaros and found some great perfume advertising images in their dusty pages. Now I […]

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La Fête du Mimosa

Last Sunday the streets of Sainte Maxime came alive with the yellow festive blooms of mimosa. This brightly coloured yellow plant was introduced to France via Australia by the British in the mid 19th century. The yellow blooms are a visual treat and provide much-needed colour […]

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Mood Scent 4 : First Love Perfumes

Welcome to the first Mood Scent 4 edition of 2018 with my blogging pals A Bottled Rose, L’Esperessence and  I Scent You A Day.  At Mood Scent Four we select perfumes to match moods and occasions or whatever takes our fancy.  Please note that for […]

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Top Tunes 2017 + A Spotify Playlist

I read Caitlin Moran‘s Manifesto last year and she described her fervour for Get Lucky by Daft Punk, where she became obsessed by the song and played it over and over to a ridiculous extent. Star Roving was my Get Lucky  for the year. The shoe gazer […]

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Happy New Year 2018

Hello dear readers I wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. May you follow your dreams and be true to yourself and do whatever makes your heart skip a beat. To kick off the New Year music wise, here’s an upbeat, feel good […]

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Mood Scent 4: Night Out Perfumes

Hello folks. Welcome to the latest edition of Mood Scent 4, a joint blogging project with my perfume partners :  I Scent You A Day, A Bottled Rose and L’Esperessence. Today we’re focusing on Night Out Perfumes to prep you for the party season. December […]

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