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  1. 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
  2. [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
    Reviews , SOTD
  3. Peace Be With Us

    At last. Oh thank you, thank you, you-know-who-you-are, Fellow Basenoter! IT has finally happened. Just as you said.

    At a mutually fun location, that is, one that provided enjoyment to both of us, my hotty hubby strolled up behind me as I was whiffing the Bond N. 9 sensation, The Scent of Peace. It was Atlantic City. I had lost track of the time. Standing in the Cos Bar at the Pier Shops at Caesar's, 8:56 crept up on me out of no where. My Baby was getting in a bit of Blackjack to ...
  4. SOTD: Monday August 9, 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Guerlain-Vol de Nuit
    Powdery at first, an amber-tinged blend of spices blooms, then mellows.
    I really could be on a night flight to Paris.
    My head is full of stars scattered in a dark sky.
    Mysterious and melancholic; the scent plays out like a dream.

    Notes: Orange, mandarin, lemon, bergamot, orange blossom;
    jonquil, aldehydes, galbanum; vanilla, spices,
    oakmoss, sandalwood,

    Updated 14th March 2015 at 05:04 PM by kumquat

  5. Dear Diary,

    These days it's just me, scents, Basenotes and my iPad.
    Tags: life, musings
    Musings , Diary

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