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

Secretions Magnifiques by Etat Libre d’Orange LIVE Video Sniff

Hiya Peeps!! Portia in the POSSE!! from AustralianPerfumeJunkies and bringing in the weekend with a super special VIDEO treat! Once upon a time there were 2 mad Aussie perfumistas; Robert “Radium” Maxwell and Portia Turbo. They were on a mission… Continue Reading

Tilda, IUNX, Costes 2 and L’A Tubereuse

Today’s post is a bit of a grab-bag. Angie bought The new Etat Libre d’Orange Tilda Swinton Like This in Paris and wore it beautifully, and Patty reviewed it last Thursday.  (Notes: mandarin, ginger, winter squash, jungle essence, everlasting flower,… Continue Reading

Tom Ford Private Blend Purple Patchouli

When is patchouli not patchouli? When Tom Ford puts his name on the bottle. I´ve made no secret of my stormy relationship with patchouli, and I don´t think we’ll ever achieve the sort of détente that will allow me to… Continue Reading