The third perfume in the strangelove nyc collection is the aptly named silence the sea. The perfume house is the brainchild of Elizabeth Gaynes and a partnership with Helena Christensen (yes the supermodel), the creative director and perfumer Christophe Laudamiel. He is the nose behind the […]
Rumours, the classic Fleetwood Mac album turned 40 years old this month. The band was originally a British blues formation but with changes in the lineup and a shift to an easy flowing pop / rock sound, they really hit their stride. Rumours is one of the best selling albums of all time […]
The winner of the Etat Libre d’Orange discovery set is : islandjavaguy and this name was drawn out of a hat by one of my helpers (i.e. my youngest son). Please contact me via my email address (on the contact page) with your postal details. Thanks!
January is my least favourite month of the year (when living in the Northern Hemisphere) and I tend to feel a little on the low side. My tiny town in France turns into a shell of itself as many of the cafes and businesses shut down to […]
Here’s a new track you might enjoy. It’s from Sampha who makes rather great tunes and has a long line of collaborations with the likes of Drake, Solange, The XX, Jessie Ware and SBTRKT as a writer, producer or vocalist. I’ve recently been yearning for […]
The giveaway winners of the Parfums Dusita sample sets of La Douceur de Siam and Le Sillage Blanc are : Cath Dunphy (entered via my personal Facebook) jjlook8 (entered via Instagram) Morejasmineplease (entered on meganinsaintemaxime.com) The winners were drawn out of a hat by one of my […]
A few months ago I mentioned the Marais area in Paris, the current hot spot for perfume shopping. A wonderful range of fragrance boutiques in this historic area of Paris are waiting to be discovered and if you visit you’ll be spoilt for choice. I recently […]
Perfume Review and Musings : La Douceur de Siam and Le Sillage Blanc : Parfums Dusita : + A GIVEAWAY
I’ve been a fan of Parfums Dusita ever since I was introduced to the inaugural collection of fragrances, Melodie L’Amour, Issara and Oudh Infini. Since its inception Dusita Parfums has gained traction amongst perfume connoisseurs and is now a brand to pop on your wishlist. Oudh Infini is an […]
It’s been a while since I posted anything music related but here’s a song I’ve been listening to on repeat. Rooting For You is a new tune from London Grammar with Hannah Reid‘s haunting vocals. This is their first release since 2013’s If You Wait so hopefully […]
2016 passed by in a flash and my year was scented to the brim with wonderful perfumes. So many perfumes to smell, wear and hang out with. I sampled a large number of fragrances but obviously not all of them. I think that’s pretty much […]
Sometimes a mother’s grief is too much. Goodbye to these fabulously talented women. Hopefully they’ll be singing in the rain together somewhere far, far away.