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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 1, 2014

    Happy Anniversary to Mr & Mrs Roses!

    Jasmin Noir this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 1, 2014

    Hi & a happy Friday to all.

    ((((RHM)))) my condolences on your loss. She sounds like a very brave lady.

    Q, hope all goes well for you today!

    Draining my sample of Sepia today.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - July 2014

    Today l tried Treazon by Ayala Moriel. Ayala calls this her "killer tuberose", & it was a nominee for the 2013 lndie FiFi Award. Notes are; aniseed, cinnamon, wintergreen, sweet birch, cassis,...
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    Re: Most worn in July 2014

    6 x Set Sail St Barts & Virgin lsland Water

    5 x Brasil Dream

    4 x Aloha Tiare

    3 x Wet Garden, Seville a l'Aube & MPG Tubereuse

    2 x Gardenia Petale, Acqua di Gioia, Le Chevrefeuille, CSP...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Happy Birthday, cello! :kiss::birthdays::thumbsup:

    25:43 by Gorilla Perfumes this evening.
  6. Sticky: Re: New Free to a good home, no requests, 07/01/2014

    Still available as listed in post #5;

    Samples of Nohiba & Sarrasins, & two 12ml bottles of Gardenia & Jasmine perfumes.
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    Re: Post office refused perfume postage

    l finally got around to posting some samples, within the UK. The Post Office clerk told me that the package didn't need a Hazmat label as it did not contain "bottles", but l insisted she affix one...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Hi all,

    l have a couple of days off, & l'm sampling Treazon by Ayala Moriel today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Jasmin Noir this evening.
  10. Re: Gorilla Perfumes - Cutting Edge Masterpieces !

    Thank you for the compliment, david! :o

    l have several from this line in my wardrobe, & l agree they are highly underrated, & very reasonably priced considering the quality. Good to see them...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Kewart; that's how you know they're real friends, isn't it? When people talk about having 200 "friends" on Facebook or whatever, it seems to me that the word has kind of lost its meaning these days....
  12. Re: With perfume, without deoderant: a potentially gross-you-out quandry

    l agree. lf you actually have BO, then trying to cover it up with perfume just smells bad.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July, 29th, 2014

    Phew, what a day!

    Jasmin Full this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July, 29th, 2014

    Morning all!

    Kewart, what a wonderful friend you are.

    Le Chevrefeuille for a sunny, warm but not-too-hot day.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 28th July, 2014

    Evening all,

    Q, on so many levels, l love your posts. Thank you for being you. :kiss:

    Rynegne, that club looks so classy! Sounds like a thoroughly good time was had by all.

    l also remember...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Virgin lsland Water this evening.

    Speaking of which, l haven't seen Vernona around here lately. lf you're reading this sweetie, hope you're ok! Do drop in & say hi when you can.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Sounds like a good plan to me, Q! l do love those days when l can wear something he hates. :evil:

    Today is not one of those days, but l am wearing something we both love; lntense Tiare, to go out...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Hi all,

    l'm not scented yet, but dropping in to send hugs to mike, & sincere condolences on your sad loss.

    Hugs also to Roses; it sounds like that massage is long overdue indeed. Hope you feel...
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    Re: Turning 50, looking for a new scent...

    Hi & welcome to basenotes!

    +1 for Tubereuse 3.

    Other random suggestions;
    Guerlain Samsara
    Tom Ford Santal Blush & Shanghai Lily
  20. Sticky: Re: New Free to a good home, no requests, 07/01/2014

    Hi, l don't quite understand your post. lf you are referring to the ones l'm offering, then l'm sorry you don't fit the criteria stipulated in my post as you have less than 50 posts.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Set Sail St Barts on this hot, sticky evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Hi all,

    l wore Virgin lsland Water for a morning working overtime today. lt's extremely humid here now, so l'm staying by the fan until later, then planning to do a few chores in the garden once...
  23. Re: Requests from my BOSSES - what would they like?

    1) Atelier Cologne Vanille lnsensee.

    2) MFK Acqua Universalis Forte.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 25th, 2014

    Well the rain didn't last long, but l'm wearing Wet Garden anyway. :smiley:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 25th, 2014

    Jon; it looks like your monsoon might be on its way here. My afternoon sunbathing session has just been cut short by the arrival of thick, black clouds & fierce gusts of wind, so l've gathered up the...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 25th, 2014

    Morning all!

    Aloha Tiare this morning for my dental check-up.
  27. Sticky: Re: New Free to a good home, no requests, 07/01/2014

    Yes, you do! PM sent.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 24, 2014

    l miss her too, Jon! Hope she's okay.

    l hear you on the "team bonding" thing. Utterly cringeworthy.

    Bronze Goddess this evening, & l'm starting to look like one now after four consecutive...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Hi all,

    Child perfume oil today.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 23rd July 2014

    Set Sail St Barts this evening.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 23rd July 2014

    ((((ineespenes)))) sorry to hear your sad news.

    Thank you, kewart! :kiss:
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    SOTD Wednesday 23rd July 2014

    Morning all!

    Draining my sample of Shanghai Lily today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22 July, 2014

    Happy Birthday, danieq, sorry for the late greetings! :birthdays:
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    Re: New member and help needed for wife

    Samples are a good idea, l think.

    l second the Hermes suggestion, especially the Un Jardin series. l recommend exploring the Annick Goutal line, as well.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22 July, 2014

    Congrats on your milestone, kumquat!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22 July, 2014

    Wincing at sfmedusa's bathroom door story, ouch!! And the hedgetrimmers.....!

    The temperatures here have been well into the nineties today, thank goodness l'm off work this week. l went out to...
  37. Sticky: Re: New Free to a good home, no requests, 07/01/2014

    l have a number of items available to any UK basenoter with more than 50 posts. Maximum of four per package due to postal regs. Please post here in the thread to claim, first come first served.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22 July, 2014

    Morning all, hope you & baby are feeling better, Claire!

    Aftelier Sepia today, for that hint of barnyard. :rolleyesold:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 21, 2014

    Sending big hugs to (((((ClaireV & baby))))). Nothing weird about a crush on Jimmy Stewart, mine is still going strong! And l also cry every Christmas when l watch that movie. l know just what you...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 21, 2014

    CSP Tiare today. Getting some chores done before heading outside to sunbathe.

    Have a good week, everyone!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Tuberose Gardenia this evening, & we're off to the pub for dinner & the pub quiz.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Finishing my sample of Zuzuz Petalz today.

    Have a lovely Sunday, everyone!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 19 July 2014

    Draining my decant of Gardenia Petale this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 19 July 2014

    Wow, Xscent; oysters, champagne & opera, how glamorous your life is!

    lt's getting dark & stormy again here, too. l'm synching a day late in Zuzuz Petalz, the baby daughter of Fracas, with a name...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 18, 2014

    Joining in the chant here & raising a glass of chilled rose.

    Draining my sample of MPG Tubereuse this evening. Maan, it's hot here. More storms to come tonight though, l think.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 18, 2014

    Morning all,

    We had an amazing storm here last night too, with lots of incredible lightning. lt's still grey & humid right now, but starting to brighten up. l have another hot & sticky day at work...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 17th July 2014

    Thanks for the hug Q, hugs back atcha!

    Wow Erin, talk about "cereal killers", who would have thought a humble breakfast food could be so dangerous!? So glad you survived that one!

    Jon, that...
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    SOTD Thursday 17th July 2014

    Morning all!

    Seville a l'Aube today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 16th July 2014

    Loving all the "food on a stick" talk here. And Q's beautifully told story. :kiss:

    Set Sail St Barts on this hot, sticky evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 16th July 2014

    Morning all!

    Virgin lsland Water today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 15th July 2014

    Erin; l believe the "cute boy" in London was our very own Jon!? Sorry you're feeling down, l'm sure doors will open for you soon. Until then, here's a big virtual hug just for you (((((((Erin)))))))...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 15th July 2014

    Good morning all & welcome back Xscent, great to see you! :vrolijk_26:

    Crystal Flowers today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 14, 2014

    Jon; l admit to drooling slightly at "succulent joints", nommmmmmmmm...:tongue: Enjoy!

    MPG Tubereuse this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 14, 2014

    Jon; that sounds fab, hope you did plenty of "tasting" on my behalf! :beer:l have family in Suffolk & have spent many happy hours there enjoying the beautiful countryside & the local ale. Are you...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 13th July 2014

    Jon; that sounds like a pretty fantastic weekend all round, well done to you sir & congrats on your score!

    ExtremeK; big congrats on your milestone, & here's to many thousands more! :beer:
    ...
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    SOTD Sunday 13th July 2014

    lntense Tiare today, for going out for lunch.

    Have a lovely Sunday, all!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, July 12

    Congrats on your retirement kewart, may it be long, happy & fragrant!

    l also slept in today, & after a day of gardening & sunbathing, l'm relaxing in CdG Champaca, with another bottle of rose.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 11th July 2014

    Erin; it certainly has been a long week! l'm finally joining in the wine synch, on my third glass of rose already & about to move on to Bacardi & orange juice. lt's been another hot, sticky, busy day...
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    SOTD Friday 11th July 2014

    Morning all!

    Brasil Dream today. TGIF!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, 10 July, 2014.

    Jon; have a relaxing & enjoyable break!

    Happy birthday, Gary! :birthdays:

    The weather turned very warm again here today. l'm cooling off wearing Set Sail St Barts again.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, 10 July, 2014.

    Morning all!

    Virgin lsland Water today, layered over Mountain Ocean Coconut Skin Trip Lotion. This is a very light lotion with a nice, woody coconut scent, not at all sweet or cloying. l think it...
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    Re: Suggestions for beginner

    The Guerlain Aqua Allegoria line might interest her, particularly Jasminora or Lys Soleia.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - July 2014

    Today l tested out my new mini of Tommy Bahama Set Sail St Barts for Women, blind-bought on a whim from ebay.

    The opening is a fizzy citrus, almost aldehydic in its sharpness, which comes into...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Wednesday, 9 July, 2014.

    Erin; as a serial sister-in-law myself, (l have three brothers!) l totally understand.

    Testing Tommy Bahama Set Sail St Barts this evening, from a mini l bought on a whim off ebay. lt's VIW...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Wednesday, 9 July, 2014.

    Kewart; LOL! The irony was lost on me at 6 am when l was barely awake. Maybe l'll rename it "Broken Dream". ;)

    Claire; l agree with you on APLS; such a plush, rich & opulent symphony of skank! l...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Wednesday, 9 July, 2014.

    Good morning all, & thanks Katsumi for another brilliant post! :smiley:

    Brasil Dream today.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Tuesday, 8 July, 2014.

    Thanks, Vernona! l trust your nose on all things beachy, & l do love white flowers, so moving this one up the test list.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Tuesday, 8 July, 2014.

    MPG Tubereuse this evening.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Tuesday, 8 July, 2014.

    Vernona; l may have asked this already, but how is that Terracotta? l think l have to try it.

    ClaireV; congrats on a nice score!

    Hednic; what do you think of Rien lntense lncense? That one's...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Tuesday, 8 July, 2014.

    Good morning Katsumi :thumbsup: & all!

    Off to work in Seville a l'Aube.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Monday, 7 July, 2014.

    Jon; l'll try harder next time! :kiss:

    Draining my sample of Tubereuse Criminelle this evening.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Monday, 7 July, 2014.

    Nope, it rained here this morning. And most of the weekend. l'll try to send it your way! :vrolijk_1:
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Monday, 7 July, 2014.

    Demeter Wet Garden for my day off today.

    Have a great week, everyone!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 6th July 2014

    Kewart; so glad you sorted out your problem, that sounds like a horrible experience.

    Draining my sample of Poison Esprit de Parfum this evening.
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    SOTD Sunday 6th July 2014

    Morning all!

    Le Chevrefeuille today.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - July 2014

    Thanks for starting the thread, Ken! :smiley:

    Today l tried Wet Garden by Demeter. l couldn't get a sample of this one along with the others l tried from Rouiller White last month, so l...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 5 July, 2014.

    First wearing of Demeter Wet Garden this evening; a recent low-risk blind buy that l was going to try last Saturday, before events conspired against it. So far though, it's not quite what l was...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 5 July, 2014.

    Evening all,

    l wore Acqua di Gioia for a long & tiring day at work today. Just relaxing post-shower with a glass of chilled rose, before deciding on my SOTE.

    Hope everyone's having a lovely...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 4th July 2014

    The sun has turned to rain again here today, so l'm synching this evening in Acqua di Gioia, my "warm & wet weather" fragrance.

    Just about to join in wine o'clock with a cheeky little rose to...
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    SOTD Friday 4th July 2014

    Morning all, & a happy lndependence Day to all our friends across the pond!

    Virgin lsland Water today.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, 3 July, 2014.

    Thanks so much for all the kind thoughts for Mr teardrop, everyone! :kiss: He had an echocardiogram today, (a heart ultrasound, for anyone who might not know) which showed that his heart is slightly...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, 3 July, 2014.

    Morning all, & big congrats to Twolf on your amazing milestone!

    Mike; have a great trip, & if you're reading this, take a look at last weekend's SOTD threads to find out what happened to Mr...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Wednesday, 2 July, 2014.

    Thanks Vernona, hugs back! :kiss:

    l'm wearing Aloha Tiare & planning a spot of sunbathing this afternoon, while Mr teardrop watches his hero Andy Murray on TV.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Wednesday, 2 July, 2014.

    Thanks, ClaireV! We are seeing the doc tomorrow & will definitely mention it then. He's had a few short dizzy spells over the last couple of days, but seems much better today. We have a blood...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Wednesday, 2 July, 2014.

    Morning all!

    l have the day off & l'm not scented yet, but had to drop in & send hugs to Roses, l'm so glad you & your family are ok! And give yourself time & treats to get over the delayed shock....
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 1st July 2014

    Rynegne; hope you get a full night's sleep tonight!

    Katsumi; l'm loving your cartoons!

    Cestrum; you got my attention with "coconutty". Now l have to try some of these.

    Gardenia Petale this...
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    Re: Vanilla (aka, help a single dad :)

    How about Montale's Vanille Absolue?
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    SOTD Tuesday 1st July 2014

    Morning all!

    Brasil Dream today.
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    Most worn in June;

    4 x Virgin lsland Water

    3 x Coccobello, Le Chevrefeuille & Acqua di Gioia

    2 x White Fire, 25:43, Shanghai Lily, Aloha Tiare, Ninfeo Mio, Gardez-Moi, Nuit Andalouse &...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Monday, 30 June, 2014.

    Thank you for all the good wishes, folks! Mr teardrop has been resting & seems better today. Now we have to wait until Thursday for more tests & another chat with the doc.

    l wore Crystal Flowers...
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    Re: looking for a scottish parfume

    l know you think you're being funny, but if you said something similar about any other race it would be considered racist. Why is it ok to stereotype Scottish people??
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday. 29 June, 2014.

    Thanks, lpp, & congrats on your milestone!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday. 29 June, 2014.

    Thanks, Roses & cazaubon!

    Craving more coconut this evening, l broke out lntense Tiare. l normally save this for special nights out, but l thought, what the heck.
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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Duckin 'ell!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday. 29 June, 2014.

    Thanks, Betsy & Q! :kiss: And LOL at the cartoon.

    That's interesting about the pollen levels. ls that a US phenomenon or does that apply in the UK too, l wonder? l hadn't seen it explained like...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday. 29 June, 2014.

    Twolf; l read The Perfume Collector recently & thoroughly enjoyed it.

    Thanks for the good wishes!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday. 29 June, 2014.

    That's very interesting, kumquat; he has been using one for sinus problems. Only twice a day, but l just looked this up, & under "rare side effects" it does list dizziness, palpitations & extreme...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday. 29 June, 2014.

    Thank you tdem, sfmedusa & ExtremeK! :kiss:
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday. 29 June, 2014.

    Hi all, & thank you to Kiliwia, shades, RHM, jujy & Jon for all the kind wishes for Mr teardrop.

    l've just brought him home from the hospital, he seems fine now but he musn't drive for the time...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28.June.2014

    Thank you, kumquat & rynegne. l'm off to try & get some sleep now.
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