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  1. Has anyone tried any of the Fragrances of Ireland?

    Unable to locate any reviews on the net. Am curious because the Perfumed Court is now selling these inexpensive scents.
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  2. Mini Review: Miller Harris Terre d'Iris

    Fabric softener.

    Updated 21st April 2009 at 11:39 PM by kopah

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  3. Anosmia by the Elements: Air and Water



    Man without a nose (from the Nuremberg Chronicle, 1493)

    If you think back to grade school, you will almost certainly remember the question. You were studying the senses of the human body. You had just learned what you already knew - that you had 5 basic senses: vision, hearing, touch, taste, and smell. The "sixth sense" was not yet a movie. ...
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  4. Long-Overdue Reviews: L'Artisan Fleur de Liane and Guerlain Homme

    Fleur de Liane - My apologies to the kind SA at L'Artisan in Montreal who sent me a 15ml press sample of Fleur de Liane in August. I can't satisfactorily explain why it took me this long to get around to reviewing it, but here I am! In essence, FdL is a melony/aquatic/green/floral. It starts off with the melon/aquatic notes, very fresh and clear, and eventually transitions into a kind of abstracted ideal of a white floral, tinged with green. I found it quite pleasant, and I think it's a shame it ...

    Updated 21st April 2009 at 11:40 PM by kopah

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  5. A Birthday Weekend with Scent Shopping

    My birthday was Thursday, October 9, but I didn't do much to celebrate it that day because I taught all day into the evening, capping the day off by giving an oral midterm exam to my evening class.

    The following day, however, my spouse and I escaped San Francisco, and drove up to Mendocino, about a 150-mile drive inland and then up the coast of California. The town is quite picturesque, with water towers behind many of the older houses and a general late-Victorian atmosphere. It was
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    Updated 16th December 2008 at 06:20 AM by JaimeB

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