A Huntin’ We Will Go: Guerlain Habit Rouge, Habit Rouge Vintage and Habit Rouge L’Instinct

Avid readers of my scribblings (both of you) will know that this perfume thing kind of hit me at a young age. When other teens were spending their hard-earned (or pilfered) cash on fripperies like pot or Boones Farm, I… Continue Reading

Happy New Year, and Cartier La Panthère

Well, firstly, while you’re reading this in 2024 I am typing it on the Friday before Christmas. Why this sudden spurt of getting things done early? Efficiency? Heck no. I have made an early New Years resolution to go through… Continue Reading

Briefly: Victoria Beckham perfumes

Cinnamon covered these pretty extensively a couple of weeks ago, but since I am nothing if not a follower I had to pop for the sample set and put in my two cents. First off, I get the idea of… Continue Reading

Delight, depression, and disgust: three Diors

Well, I am writing this awaiting The Rain. In Southern California we say it like that, In Caps. The news, if we are expecting more than high humidity will be having dark intros to the weather forecast with graphics with… Continue Reading

Half Baked: Or, I got nothin’

Well I have to admit I was sort of thwarted here. After a spurt of planning (and posting) ahead, I just figured that I was going to cruise through, then realised that I didn’t really have anything for today ready.… Continue Reading

Cheap and Cheerful, for the Boys: Pinaud Clubman aftershave

I was a little too young and perhaps a little too, er, stylish to ever get too into barbershops. Now I know that I got my hair cut somewhere when I was a kid. I do remember going to one… Continue Reading

Coming through the hurriquake with Neil Morris

Well, I don’t know what your news media was covering over the past few days but ours was all about Hurricane Hilary- when she would hit, where she would hit, and how hard she would hit. Looking at the predictions… Continue Reading