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  1. SotD Wednesday 31 March

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post


    Acqua di Parma Profumo
    Baah Baah, March. It's time for a warm, green chypre.
    This is an ideal transitional fragrance.
    Snappy, fresh. Woody, yet gently floral,
    I am carried to meadows bordered by woods in dappled light.


    Top: bergamot, ylang-ylang and peony
    Heart: jasmine, rose, French labdanum and amber
    Base: oakmoss, patchouli, vetiver, sandalwood and musk.
  2. SotD Tuesday 30 March

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Blakelock

    Ormonde Jayne - Woman

    Deep green woods, dark earth welcomes young violets.
    Black Hemlocks sway and sing.

    Top: Cardamom, coriander and grass oil
    Heart: Black hemlock, violet and jasmine absolute
    Base: Vetiver, cedar wood, amber and sandalwood

    Updated 9th February 2012 at 05:16 PM by kumquat

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  3. She's Alive

    I know I've been very out of touch lately but I am hoping to remedy that soon. I have accomplished some professional goals that have kept me distracted and now I can relax a little.

    I am soooooooooooo excited I could scream right now! Several months ago I booked a trip to NYC for my birthday and alas...Thursday I depart. It crept up on me and now I am overwhelmed with the fragrant possibilities that await. Wish me luck! Hugs and best wishes!

    lara
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  4. Of Lemons and Mermaids...

    I’m a pusher and I know it…
    I make no apologies for it either. I’ve been in the fragrance trenches for over 20 years (gasp!!!), and I feel like I’ve earned my conclusions. I’d like to believe that I give everyone a fair shake, but the truth of the matter with perfume is that it either grabs you or you slip through its transparent grasp. The pinch isn’t always instantaneous… sometimes; it’s more of a hushed acquisition…
    But it owns you, nonetheless…
    And so it is for me with Carthusia’s ...
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  5. 3D Anthro 101 Experience: Avatar

    I may be one of the last people to see this film in a theater in the United States. I wasn't going to see it, but I kept hearing people whose tastes I share saying good things about it, so I finally decided to go.

    OK: Blockbuster, huge CG budget, mondo impressive visuals, tons of violence, stuff blowing up everywhere, achieving peace through fighting and killing: Those are the negatives.


    There were significant positives, however. First off, I find sci-fi fascinating if
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    Updated 30th March 2010 at 07:42 AM by JaimeB

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