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  • 18th July 2015, 03:39 PM
    superfluousPastry
    What flowers do we all have right under our noses?

    Answer: two lips.

    (Groan)

    Scent maps are a neat idea!
  • 16th July 2015, 05:02 PM
    David Ruskin
    Wonderful. Smell as much as possible and as often as possible. Be aware of your sense of smell and use it, as the more you practise something the better you get at it. We all have a source of pleasure right under our noses; well, actually, it i<i>s</i> our noses! We don't use our sense of smell nearly enough, and that's a shame.
  • 16th July 2015, 04:43 PM
    lapel roll
    Yes I have. They do it in menswear shops too now.

    I am a dedicated smellwalker. Not always consciously,I've been noticing aromas since childhood; though, as the article indicates, the moden world finds ways to remove or mask odours that you would otherwise encounter. One of my favourite aroma places was Manchester's Corn Exchange, before the IRA got to it. Now it's all neutralised and the smells are 'designed' and artificial.

    I have a marvellous aroma atmosphere in the streets and wharves of Utrecht city centre where I've lived for some 15 years. A canoe trip through the narrowest parts of the canals, between musty ancient buildings, is a smell sensation.
  • 16th July 2015, 03:10 PM
    Kaern
    Reading this reminds me -- has anyone else noticed that racks of designer clothes have been sprayed with one of the designers fragrances?
  • 16th July 2015, 01:42 PM
    Basenotes Robot

    Smell and The City

    What does a city smell like? Marloes Hagenaars goes sniffing round London with 'smell maps' creator, Kate McLean.

    Read the rest of the article here

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