Aretha Franklin : Respect : 1942 – 2018

Aretha is one of the greats and I’ve been feeling reflective while listening to her music this week.  I’ll keep it brief but The Queen of Soul has an incredibly powerful musical legacy that starts in the 50’s. Her voice had the ability to touch […]

Mood Scent 4 : Relaxing Perfumes

Welcome back to another session of Mood Scent 4 with  my perfume blogging friends, I Scent You A Day, A Bottled Rose and L‘Esperessence who is here with us today after a leave of absence. This instalment features our most relaxing perfumes. So when do you feel relaxed? […]

Fragrant Hommes : Interview with Christophe Laudamiel : Part 2

We’re happy to welcome back Christophe Laudamiel for the second part of this Fragrant Hommes interview where he talks candidly about his experiences in the perfume industry. We also delve into his work with different brands and his own endeavours. Laudamiel’s career began at Procter & Gamble […]

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 […]

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 […]

May Day Muguet

This is a post that I had planned for earlier in the week but my house moving completely took over my life. There was a lot of physical labour involved from dawn to the early hours and a fair bit of angst over what to […]