My Girl(s) – the Worlds of Shelly Laurenston

The world is such a weird place. Traumas, viruses, racism, sexism, ‘otherism’ etc abounds… and sometimes it just all feels like Too Damb Much.  And when that happens I dive deep into the worlds of Shelley Laurenston. Okay, I dive… Continue Reading

Neil Chapman: Perfume

Hi there Posse! It’s not every day your mate releases a book about perfume. Last week it happened for me. Neil Chapman, longtime blogger under the guise of The Black Narcissus, has written a book about perfume and the finding… Continue Reading

Musette’s Musings on books and Winners! and a giveaway (AGAIN!!!)

I’m writing this post on a blustery Sunday because WE GOT THIS AMAZING PROJECT! squeeeeeee!  but it is taking every nanosecond of my work day and basically eats like into the rest of the dayintonightandIamNOTcomplainingOMG!amISOTHRILLEDABOUTTHISPROJECT!!!!.  But!  that means that Sunday, sweet… Continue Reading

Quantum Demonology by Sheila Eggenberger (A Novel)

Hi Perfume Posse, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies with a book, Quantum Demonology, by one of us. Yes, you read right, ONE OF US!! A perfumista, blogger, fabulous friend of mine, and many of yours Sheila Eggenberger from The Alembicated Genie.… Continue Reading

Bookish Portia Reads Mandy Aftel, Luca Turin and Dariush Alavi

Hey Hey Posse Peeps!! It’s Portia from AustralianPerfumeJunkies and I have another trilogy of books to add to your tottering piles of MUST READ tomes. Yes they are perfume centric! I have something for everyone today from novices to manufacturers.… Continue Reading

Book and Hermes Un Jardin Apres La Mousson

First, a quick perfume review from my favorite series of perfumes and perfumer, the gorgeous, brillian Jean-Claude Ellena:  Un Jardin Apres la Mousson, the newest editionin the Un Jardin series from Hermes.  Notes of cardamom, coriander, pepper, ginger and ginger… Continue Reading