Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Best Of 2013

To abuse a cliché everyone over the age of thirty or so uses this time of the year – the time flew by. This year really went by in a blink, and when I seemingly just the other day wrote … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Jordan River Of The Fragrant Man

Once upon a time Jordan River was a shy lurker who one day decided to comment on one of my Monday Questions. The comment became so long he emailed it to me and it became a guest post here called … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Christmas! – Impressions Of Vienna In Winter

Have a wonderful time, all my dear readers and friends! I hope you all get the chance to spend time with the people you love, eat plenty of good food and find peace and rest and relaxation in the coming … Continue reading

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The Scent Of Music – In The Bleak Midwinter

By Tara Our joint blogging event this Christmas has the theme of matching perfumes to festive songs. It didn’t take me long to decide to write about my favourite carol, In The Bleak Midwinter. I grant you, it’s not the most … Continue reading

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Myrrhe To Warm My Soul – Review: Serge Lutens La Myrrhe

By Sandra I am certainly not made for winter and I should not even complain. The weather is cold, yes, but not frigid like last year. I just do not like it. I find the grey skies and the cold … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Undina Of Undina’s Looking Glass

Undina is best known throughout Perfumeland for her love of numbers. Her statistics posts are legendary. But despite her clear-thinking, no-nonsense persona, she also touches us with her personal perfume stories that show a sensitive and caring woman underneath the … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is On Your Christmas Wish List?

What do you wish for this year? What is on your list of things you are coveting? Do you think Santa or his earthly helpers will grant your wishes?   My Answer: I wish for a ton of inspiration and … Continue reading

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Precious Metals – Review: Atelier Cologne Gold Leather and Silver Iris

By Tara As you are probably aware, Atelier Cologne make Cologne Absolues which are cologne style fragrances with the lasting power of eau de parfums. The line is generally very well done and extremely wearable. Gold Leather and Silver Iris … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Thomas Dunckley Of The Candy Perfume Boy

Another important man in Perfumeland is here today, the fabulous Thomas, our Candy Perfume Boy. Thomas’s blog is one of my personal favorites, even though our tastes are on different ends of the spectrum, I think we share a sense … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Let’s Talk Perfume Etiquette!

Have you ever asked a stranger what perfume they are wearing? In which social situations is it okay for you to inquire? Are you afraid your query could be misinterpreted as flirting? “Perfume etiquette is a minefield!” says my friend … Continue reading

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