Fruit Leathers

Posse!… it’s January in the Midwest.  Leather Weather, right?  Welll..Not So Fast.  Here’s the thing: in the deep depths of Winter the ‘typical’ leathers, those heavy hitters like the Cuir de Russies (alladem) Mme. Laurent’s Treizieme Heures (yikes!!!) and the brutal,… Continue Reading

Tea Drinking and Perfuming

Hey Posse, People know that Jin and I love tea. This Christmas we were inundated, happily. Some people even hit the jackpot and got us our favourites. My preferred tea rituals since spending a lot of time in India in… Continue Reading

An Exercise in Restraint: Serge Lutens Daim Blond and Miel de Bois

Thanks to all of who wrote on here or on FacePlace sending me thoughts about the rainstorms. We have had a few more since last week but it seems to be the last of them for a bit. I’ve been… Continue Reading

Act by Der Duft

Hi Posse. Here’s another perfume house I’m just learning about now. Der Duft are an interesting crew. They have 6 scents created in collaboration with different perfumers. Act has been created with Prin Lomros. You’ll know the name from Prin,… Continue Reading

Love, Lust, Pain…and What I Wore…and a Winner!

O Posse, my Posse!  I’m baaaack!!! Jeebus Pete! But I could easily do without going through that again.   Pinched Nerves are vicious. So… let’s parse that title, shall we? Love.  Ha!  Not as deeeelicious as it sounds.  I am truly… Continue Reading