Tag Archives: Writing

ODOU Smell and Perfume Magazine – Crowd Funding Initiative

By Tara Launched in 2013, ODOU is a bi-annual print magazine that explores smell and perfume through themes of memory, science, art, design, personal reflections, photography and more. There is no other publication that explores the sense of smell alone. … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is The Book Or Story You Cannot Forget?

I have a non-perfume related question for you today. I know my readers love books as much as I do, so please share with me: Is there a book, novel, short story, etc. that haunts you since you have read … Continue reading

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In Search For Hidden Beauty – The Smythson, Tom Ford And French Boys Edition

Today I want to share a few things with you that are beautiful and just looking at them makes my day better. Tom Ford Foundation Stick in Alabaster: I bought this at Selfridges at the recommendation of my good friend … Continue reading

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Take Note – Smythson of Bond Street Makes Writing Luxurious

When I was in London I found myself entranced by something I normally don’t tend to spend a lot of money on – notebooks. I have been carrying around my trusty Moleskines faithfully for years, they are black and unobtrusive … Continue reading

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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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In Seach Of Hidden Beauty – Wordless Wednesday

It’s the heat, it’s the boys, it’s work… It’s lack of discipline, it’s lack of motivation, it’s lack of sleep… It’s sad, it’s too bad, it’s true nonetheless… It’s writer’s block. Posts will be fewer in the coming weeks. I’m … Continue reading

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You’ve Got To Slow Down… – Things To Come

I have been writing this blog with one post a day for twenty months now and while I still love to do it and won’t stop in the foreseeable future, I feel I have to, no, I want to scale back a … Continue reading

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