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March Favourites : Rome Was The Winner

2016 is flying by and there are so many perfumes to write about – I feel like I’m falling behind even though I set my own schedule, but the start of spring means hay fever season for me. My sense of smell diminishes substantially in […]

February Favourites

Well January and February have already been and gone. I missed January favourites (that was not a stellar month for me – let’s just say a bad flu knocked me about) and it’s time to sneak these in. TV : Netflix has been busy on my electronic devices. […]

December Favourites

December is passing by all too quickly but the South of France is still sunny, although getting cooler. The Christmas decorations are out in force and the fun fair is installed by the beach. I have also seen people swimming this week. I’m sure it’s one […]

The Smell Of London In The 60’s

I’ve been reading Anjelica Huston‘s memoirs and on occasion she makes reference to scents and smells. Here’s what she has to say about Swinging London in the 1960’s. “The scents of London in the sixties – Vetiver, Brut, and Old Spice for the boys; lavender, sandalwood […]