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  1. fruits etc

    I rarely go to Scent Bar even though I live fairly close by (in LA terms anyway), partly because the traffic on the way back can be horrendous and partly because, frankly, it's one surefire way for me to spend money I should save for, you know, life.

    But any one hour there is just delightful and exploratory. This afternoon I powered through my to-try list, and among them:

    Delrae Bois de Paradis: Not as fruity as I expected but has a smooth amber drydown that's completely ...

    Updated 23rd July 2009 at 03:35 AM by Aznavour

  2. Music has no language

    I was listening to my typical music dose at work, and one of my colleagues wanted to check what I was listening to. This made him cry, even though he didn't understand even a single word. Its sufi (Islamic mysticism) poetry FYI.

    Updated 23rd July 2009 at 05:43 PM by Mudassir

  3. earthquake summers

    Felt a quake a few nights ago, maybe a 2.0 or less, and when I get up the next morning I see on the news that part of San Bernardino is on fire, again. Hmm, what perfume to wear for a typical California July?

    (Someone really needs to create a fragrance that smells like slightly burnt chaparral and displaced rocks.)

    The Miller et Bertaux Green has been doing its duty. It has excellent vibrancy in the heat and while its presence isn't what I'd call pronounced it has ...
  4. Poor at sharing

    I sampled Timbuktu yesterday, and was intrigued and fascinated. I decided that I would offer it to my husband to try, but then couldn't do it. I just don't want to share its empty loveliness. It's mine Maybe after a few more sprays.

    Updated 21st July 2009 at 08:52 PM by Hebe (extra apostrophe removed)

  5. Basenoting on a Palm Prē

    Basenoting on a Palm Prē

    I wonder if it is simply because this is a fragrance website that somebody with a Palm Prē as their avatar stands out. People use a lot of things as their avatars, but not many cell phones make the grade - especially around here. I was a bit worried about our friend Stereotomy when he began using a Palm Prē as his avatar. I was especially fearful that we might be losing a Basenoter to those evil things called "outside interests".

    Well, ...

    Updated 21st July 2009 at 12:33 AM by Redneck Perfumisto (because errors ain't got no end)

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