I love 'smells' and always have, almost every memory of significance has a particular scent attached. Not usually perfume, but food, specific places, specific people, even pen ink! I've only recently begun to take a serious interest in perfume and am having trouble picking my way through the tech speak and categories.
The 'blog' will just be me keeping track of my thoughts and trying to make sense of my own reactions, preferences etc.
Recently, I have been re-smelling and thinking about a number of green scents that I've picked up along the way. I alway enjoyed green scents because they recalled the outdoors, springtime, freshness, and the bright color of foliage.
Of course, the bases of green scents are various herbal and grassy materials and quite often, galbanum, extracted from a plant resin derived from the stalks of plants native to the slopes of the mountains of northern Iran, Ferula gummosa, syn. galbaniflua
Updated 29th January 2011 at 11:12 PM by JaimeB
This question is for all the ladies. What are the top 3 colognes that you love to smell on a man? Please help trying to impress my girlfriend.
So the Pure Malt came in a couple of days ago. I like it much (MUCH) better than Angel Man. Although the extent of wear that it got was just a spray on my arm the day it came in.
It's a snowy day in NYC and I have a bunch of errands to do in town today. I'm going to give it a proper try. I'll report back.
As if I didn't have enough to do, I've been inspired by several people, mostly Kevin Guyer, to start some sort of regular update, to keep people informed as to what is going on behind the scenes.
I'm not the most communicative of people, and while this didn't really matter ten years ago, it's a little more important now.
Normally my todo list is fairly long and what I do next depends on what seems most important at the time. Mainly, it's putting fires out. In the last
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