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  1. SOTD Monday 23 August 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    W.A. Bouguereau, 1895

    Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier-
    Iris Bleu Gris

    Awash in a sea of iris root and vetiver;
    I feel irresistible and dangerously human.
    A gentle undercurrent of violet feels like
    a fairy-tale ending to this classic drama.

    Iris root, wood and leather notes. Flowery.
    Top Note: Leafy green, lemon, bergamot;
    Middle Note: Iris absolute, vanilla, jasmine;
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  2. The scent of Monday



    Monday throughout the ages and throughout the world goes though this inevitable rite of passage called Monday; Monday in every nine to fiver and the scourge of every school kid who has to wake up at 6;00AM is like going to their death but Mondays is not forever or maybe it is depends on your point
    of view Monday like every other week is like an cycle ala Samsara is never ending but it's what you make of it if you decided to make ...
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  3. Christopher Sheldrake

    After trying some of the popular scents from the Serge Lutens line, an involuntary shudder runs should my body whenever I see the name Christopher Sheldrake. One that is not in a good way.

    I seem to be the only one who finds the Serge Luten creations hardly palatable.

    Un Bois Vanille, Daim Blond and Chergui are the only ones I can tolerate to date.

    Updated 22nd August 2010 at 02:29 PM by qoo77

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  4. SOTD - Saturday, 21 August 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post


    Etro-Ambra
    Tip your head back and drink in the glorious
    waves of vanilla & stryax that
    make this a tasty gourmet scent.
    Golden is the color that fills my head and
    a sweet warmth is in my mouth.
    This perfume is making me thirsty!

    Launched in 1989.
    Top notes are coriander, fir resin,
    bergamot, geranium and lemon;
    middle notes are labdanum,
    patchouli
    ...

    Updated 21st August 2010 at 03:31 PM by kumquat

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  5. 21 scents in 21 days - a journey through my sample box

    I've been spending a bit of time on the 43things website. Basically you can enter your goals/to do things, and update them. Other people can "cheer" your goals and you can do the same for others. Half the pleasure is in scanning "zeitgeist" and seeing what everyone else wants to do. It was doing this that led me to a goal of doing 21 things in 21 days, the one I saw was for trying 21 different teas in 21 days.

    So, you can imagine where this is leading - straight ...

    Updated 12th September 2010 at 07:36 PM by Hebe

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