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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, […]

Smelly Interludes : Fragrant Flowers of London

London is positively blooming right now and #flowersoflondon is the theme of this short and snappy Smelly Interludes entry. Not only is it rather hot there currently but the flowers are radiant and the jasmine in particular smells divine.  A visit was paid to the Colombia Flower Markets […]

FIFI Award Winners 2017 : French Perfume Awards

The Fifi Awards run by The Fragrance Foundation France were held on Thursday night, the 8th of June 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 jury of artists, the […]

April Favourites : A Mixed Bag

To be honest I was a little preoccupied with the French elections in April and engaged in much reading and TV viewing to better understand the system.  Relief was palpable as Macron saw off Le Pen in the second round, although he has a hard road ahead. In […]

March Favourites : Spring Has Finally Sprung

Ups and downs ran amok in March but overall it was a good month, primarily due to the buzz of fragrant Esxence and the arrival of spring with its abundance of colour, flowers and warmer temperatures. This is a great time of the year to go […]