January New Idea 2023

Woo Hoo! Let’s see how my month went for January New Idea 2023. This year I’m aiming to thunk five samples/decants a week. More if possible, there is a tonne of them here to be dealt with. Every thunk is… Continue Reading

Morn to Dusk by Eau D’Italie

Hey there Posse. A few years ago Morn to Dusk in 2015 took my breath away. Pretty sure it was a sample GWP from a Viennese perfumery/homewares store. It got put into the suitcase in a bag with the other samples… 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

Crap Presents Syndrome Reset

Hi there Posse. Welcome to the new year. 2023 is upon us. You’ve survived the silly season, congratulations. Did you suffer Crap Presents Syndrome? Were your gifters just grabbing whatever they could on December 23/4 that came in an easily… Continue Reading

Happy New Year!

Well New Years has come and gone. I didn’t make any resolutions this year, feeling (blaming? Making excuses?) that the past hew years have been so tumultuous that I would just try to cruise on, keeping my head, and it’s… Continue Reading