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World Perfumery Congress : Here We Come

Just a quick note to tell you that I’ll be heading along to the World Perfumery Congress today. This event is held in Nice France this time around and I’m looking forward to experiencing everything it has to offer. There are a number of conference […]

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Mood Scent 4 : Scents of Place

Welcome to another edition of Mood Scent 4 with my perfume blogging friends, I Scent You A Day and A Bottled Rose. We’re here to scent moods and occasions and today we’ll be writing about Scents of Place. L’Esperessence is currently taking a break but […]

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Fifi Award Winners 2018 : French Perfume Awards

The Fifi Awards run by The Fragrance Foundation France were held last Wednesday evening, the 11th of April in Paris. It’s the  major perfume award ceremony in France and there are a range of prizes to be won. There is the Fifi d’Or (judged by a panel of artists), the Prix […]

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 […]

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 […]

October and November Favourites and Musings

Sometimes I feel like time is whirling by so quickly that I just can’t get a grip and in my lower moments often need to remind myself that today is the best I’m ever going to be. I’ve had the occasional sleepless night reading about […]

Saturday Sounds : Deadly Valentine from Charlotte Gainsbourg

My music posts have dwindled it would seem BUT here’s a track I love from the album released yesterday by Charlotte Gainsbourg called Rest. The album has plenty of well-known collaborators including Paul McCartney, Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Kiwi Connan Mockasin. Charlotte is probably […]

New Music : Sort Of … Lift from Radiohead

Radiohead released OKNOTOK 1997 2017 their 20th anniversary edition of OK Computer this year with songs from the original recordings that didn’t make the album. So yesterday another old / new track got the video treatment. It’s a little strange hearing something that essentially documents […]

May Favourites : Gorgeous Gardens

Monthly favourites time is here again and this one will be a quick run down as I’m a little behind schedule due to severe laptop issues that I don’t wish to dwell on as it is too annoying for words. So let’s get into it, […]