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Coriandre – A wonderful green contradiction – August 5, 2016

Original 1973 Print ad for Coriandre - yesterdaysperfume.com

When the humidity makes it feel like 39C/102F, it’s hard to think. Or move without dripping. Cool and green is on the menu this week for just about everything, especially the morning and evening spritz.

Civic Holiday – A blissful midsummer long weekend

Oops - Sorry, wrong turn! - Jeep in neighbour's pool - ilovetoronto.com

It’s midsummer, and a long weekend in Ontario, as well as most provinces across Canada. It’s a time for us northern folk to stop and enjoy our exceptional summer weather, which so far has been hot and humid, or hot and dry, depending on the week, and the forecast is for more of the same.

Nose-to-Nose -Summer cocktail fragrances – July 27, 2016

Caipirinha cocktail with sugar cane swizzle stick by Dave Catania, December 2006 - Wikipedia

 

Fan de Fendi Leather Essence – Sleek Italian chic – July 22, 2016

Trevi Fountain from left side, Rome, Italy - Wikipedia

Eau Dynamisante – Bliss, citrusy herbal bliss – July 15, 2016

Clarins Eau Dynamisante bottle - tous pourlesfemmes.com

Hot, hot, hot. Humid, humid, humid. That’s Toronto this week.

Vêpres Siciliennes – Beautiful olfactory music – July 8th, 2016

 

Palermo Cathedral, Sicily - Wikimedia Commons

July 1 2016 – Celebrating Canada

 

The Maple Leaf, the most recognized symbol of Canada - growerdirect.ca

July 1 is Canada Day, our national holiday celebrating the date Canada became an independent country on Confederation Day, July 1, 1867.

The Art and Olfaction Awards Pack - June 29, 2016

 

Image - Golden Pear Award - Institute of Art and Olfaction website

Everybody loves a winner, but some wins have more value than others. Like the annual Art and Olfaction Awards, for example. Never heard of them?

With love – A bespoke gift – June 24, 2016

Image - lahabana.com

Lonesome Rider – Stands out from the crowd - June 17, 2016

Image - Tauer perfumes blog

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