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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 […]

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Summer Perfumes : My Top 10 : 2016

There’s no getting away from summer in the South of France. It’s hot although thankfully it doesn’t feel quite as stifling as last year. The flowers on hedges and trees are simply beautiful, adding scent and bright pops of glorious colour to the villages in […]

Paris : 10 Perfumes Celebrating The City Of Light

The Paris attacks as you can imagine have dominated the news coverage in France this week. I’ve felt a combination of sadness and anger, and an acknowledgement that this will not be an isolated incident. Of course the ongoing situation is complex. And yes terrorism […]

Six Classic “Parfums Mythiques” According To Vogue Paris

The new Vogue Paris is out on shelves this week and it’s a bumper 95th anniversary edition and the best  in some time. It is bulging with brilliant photography, fashion and French icons. There are four covers to choose from. The selection is between Gisele Bündchen, Kendall Jenner, Christy Turlington […]

Summer Perfumes : My Top 10 : 2015

Summer has hit the South of France with a vengeance.  It’s stinking hot already and I live in a non air conditioned house so have become a dab hand with a bottle of Evian Facial Spray while standing in front of the fan.  And no we […]