Jasmin et Cigarette by Etat Libre d’Orange

Hi Posse. Jasmin et Cigarette was on my radar long before I ever tried it. What a terrific name. It conjured such beautiful opposites in my brain. Then when I tried it the surprise at how springlike it is was excellent.… Continue Reading

The Ghost in the Shell by Etat Libre d’Orange

Hi Posse. Let’s talk about a FABULOUS title for perfume. WOW! The Ghost in the Shell is amazing. Long and kind of embarrassing to say if you are asked but a serious head turner of a name. You probably wouldn’t… Continue Reading

Spice Must Flow by Etat Libre d’Orange 2019

Hey there Perfume Posse! How many Dune nerds are in the house? Spice Must Flow is part of a duet released 2019 and just in time for the holiday season spicy incense wearing perfumistas to get their Spicy Oriental glam… Continue Reading

Couch Cocoon Fragrances

Helloooooooo POSSE! I am writing to you from my Couch Cocoon. Yes, struck down by the dreaded lurgy. I am cuddled up on the couch in two doonas (duvets) with cushions, tea, snacks, Perfume by Neil Chapman and an endless… Continue Reading

Kondo-ing my garden

Reading March’s post about Marie Kondo and what to keep/what to cull brought to mind my garden, and the changes I hope to make to it in the coming months.   I have not read any of Marie Kondo’s work… Continue Reading

High Rotation Perfumes: Portia July 2018

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Hey Posse. Let’s have a little squiz at my current wears. High Rotation Perfumes are usually five or six fragrances that are on High Rotation at any one point. Things I grab because right now they seem to fit my mood, state… Continue Reading