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ANGEL MUSE – Creamy smooth, toasty warm, luscious and addictive

Angel Muse 30 ml. bottle

Mandarina Corsica – warm summer nights and the smell of candied mandarins and immortelle

Photo Courtesy of L'Artisan Parfumeur

I have a very dear friend who lives in London. We don’t see each other as often as we’d like, and travel plans to meet up this summer have fallen through, so we came up with the idea to take ‘Scented Vacation’ together.

Mandala – Incense for l'intero universo, the whole universe

Mandala of the Six Chakravartins

My husband calls me into his studio the other morning, hands me the headphones and says: “Close your eyes and listen to this…”

“Okay”. I say, expecting to hear his new tune. 

Fleurs de Citronnier – delicate and floral and fresh

Lemon flower and fruit

Under My Skin – What a feeling!

I’ve got you under my skin
I've got you deep in the heart of me
So deep in my heart that you're really a part of me
I've got you under my skin

Cole Porter 1936

Fathom V – green and greener and greenest

Spray breaking over The Cobb, at Lime Regis, England

Sharing scented connections

Ready to share

The past few weeks have been a challenge for everyone, no matter where you live. Self-isolation is forcing us all to find new ways to stay in touch like, sharing movies, cooking classes and fitness classes on Skype or ZOOM.

Je Reviens – One of the great classic perfumes

Eau de Narcisse Bleu – green and floral and woody

Photo: perfumeniche.com

I was scouring my favourite food writers for inspiration for a Sunday dinner when I came across this preamble for recipes by food writer Nigel Slater in The Guardian:

Speed-Smelling IFF – Post Modern Collection 2017 - Dominique Ropion Kyphi

 

Post-Modern building - Dancing House, Prague - designed by Frank Gehry

What is Speed Smelling? 

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