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June / July Favourites : Summer Is Here

Summer is with us in a huge way. Temperatures are blazing and all the tourists are in town. There are near daily trips to the beach in the late afternoon when I can just about handle the lashings of sun. Unfortunately there have been some […]

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 […]

Happy Easter

Just a quick hello to say Happy Easter and I hope that you’ve had a nice holiday weekend and eaten a fair bit of chocolate or whatever takes your fancy. We’ve had a big few days so far with parties and family gatherings so to […]

January Favourites : Who hates January?

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 […]

Xmas Windows in Paris

This is incredibly short and sweet but I wanted to show you the stunning perfume Christmas window at Printemps in Boulevard Haussman and the gorgeous white themed show at Galeries Lafayette.  The day I visited this week there were plenty of children, men, women, young and […]

Giveaway Winners for Dusita Perfume Sets

First up I would like to thanks Pissara Umavijani from Dusita for letting Megan In Sainte Maxime host this giveaway. There were 28 entries across the Blog, Instagram and Facebook. The winners were drawn out of a hat by one of my helpers (i.e. my […]

FIFI Award Winners : French Perfume Awards : A Mixed Bag

The Fifi Awards run by The Fragrance Foundation France were held last night. It’s the  major perfume award ceremony in France and there are four groups of voters including Experts (journalists, evaluators and bloggers), General Public (who vote online), Professionals (those working in the industry) […]