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  1. Poetry Again, With Translation

    L'invitation au voyage

    Mon enfant, ma soeur,
    Songe à la douceur
    D'aller là-bas vivre ensemble!
    Aimer à loisir,
    Aimer et mourir
    Au pays qui te ressemble!
    Les soleils mouillés
    De ces ciels brouillés
    Pour mon esprit ont les charmes
    Si mystérieux
    De tes traîtres yeux,
    Brillant à travers leurs larmes.

    Là, tout n'est qu'ordre et beauté,
    Luxe, calme et volupté.

    Des meubles ...
  2. [SOTD] An Elderly Ladies Hanky

    Patchouli Patch by L'Artisan Parfumeur + Elisabethan Rose by Penhaligon's ... like a grandmother's comfortingly warm embrace... me likey.
  3. Hullo Thar ...

    To whom it may concern:

    This is me ...

    I have tried posting my reviews on Basenotes only to have them disappear into the 'system' too many times so I've decided to change my tac and post blogs instead.
    I was lurking for about a year before joining last February and only joined because I had a question to ask but I still haven't asked it - and it still ...

    Updated 11th August 2010 at 05:04 AM by Kal

    Hello There
  4. SotD - Tuesday the 10th of August

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Gres - Cabochard
    Leathery, headstrong, dashing, smoky;
    a swirl of delight to encompass me.

    Created in 1959 by Bernard Chant of IFF;
    a feminine leather chypre parfum with
    top notes of clary sage, tarragon and galbanum with
    heart notes of jasmine, ginger lily, rose and ylang-ylang;
    base notes of oak moss, sandalwood, vetiver and patchouli.
    Tags: cabochard, gres
  5. [Review] Philosykos by Diptyque (1996)

    I was looking forward to sampling this flagship Diptyque scent which I keep hearing people rave about. Naturally expecting to be walking down a fig tree orchard in Greece in summer reading Luckyscent's writeup on it, what I got instead reminded me of Baygon insecticide ...
    Tags: philosykos, sotd
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