Musings-adjacent. Ish.

Well, howdy!  It’s that time of Time, where I don’t have anything particularly pithy to say – and I certainly DO NOT have a perfume review.  I don’t really even have … musings… right now… though I guess these natterings… Continue Reading

Cold Spring

A few years ago we had a heat wave in April, just as the early Spring bulbs were coming up.  Within 2 days narcissus and tulips broke, bloomed and died.  Lilacs and magnolias budded out, bloomed and browned, almost in… Continue Reading

Luck running my way: Annick Goutal Heure Exquise, and a review of reviews

Annick Goutal Heure Exquise is one of the perfumes that induced complete perfume mania in  me, after years of dabbling. I’d read ecstatic comments about it on various blogs and forums, so I bought samples of both the EDT and EDP,… Continue Reading

Van Cleef & Arpels Collection Extraordinaire – Part 2

I got my hands on another sampler pack of the Van Cleef & Arpels Collection Extraordinaire perfumes, so we will have a draw today for two sets of samples of all six of the Van Cleef & Arpels Collection Extraordinare… Continue Reading