so, as i previously blogged, my mother in law had earmarked an old ladies perfume, and was sending it to me.
I received today, 2 medium rate priority boxes, jam packed with all kinds of goodies. A picture speaks a thousand words, so i did just that, and took pictures of my haul. I am still speechless anyway, and the palpitations of excitement have not yet worn off.
Here are my goodies:
My apologies if I was supposed to get back to you, or you've contacted me in the last month or so. I'm severely behind. I recently lost a member of my family, and that has taken over things somewhat. Hopefully she's at peace now.
I hope to be catching up with everything soon. Apologies for late emails and actions on my part.
Happy sniffing peeps.
May not interest many intelligent noses here, and i feel as though some may read me, and view me as uninspired, uneducated, amateurish, a bit of a fragrance redneck. But at the same time, that may just be the way i feel, and i am guilty of projecting my feelings of fragrance inadequacy onto others here.
What i do not lack, is enthusiasm. I don't feel, that to be a member of Basenotes, i need to possess some sort of College Degree, to enable me to appreciate an aroma, and state my
Updated 4th September 2012 at 10:12 AM by Scent-imental
I have just returned today, from my fishing trip.
I had withdrawal symptoms caused by a fragrance-free week. I should maybe qualify that statement; i have suffered a week of nostril assault, brought about by rotting pink salmon carcasses, and chopped bait herring, both are thick, cloying, greasy and clinging aromas, that drape and cloak every fiber of clothing, and body. Saying that i stunk, barely begins to describe my week.
My pathetic spray atomisers that I took
Like Swedish death metal or Byzantine icons, cologne is essentially a narrow and conservative form. That makes genius within the genre all the more impressive: as the smaller details are the only really variable elements, they have to carry the composition.
Some weeks ago I tried some Acqua di Parma Colonia Essenza in a store, and it seemed impossible that any fragrance could lift my spirits so suddenly and decisively. Pure transport and unlike anything I had ever smelled before.
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