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    Default SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    Good morning all - making the most of another promising day here and already managed a spectacular sighting a few minutes walk from our own front door this morning.




    Off for pre-Xmas drinks and nibbles at a neighbours in a couple of hours - will be wearing Amouage Reflection.







    Wishing everyone a great Sunday


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    Morning All,

    What a fantastic way to start the day, Jon ! I am jealous. No kingfishers lurking outside my front door (sadly). Plenty of blue / great / coal tits at the feeders, however.

    Somewhat bleary-eyed today. Wearing Chanel Cuir de Russie (vintage EdT).

    Wishing everyone a lovely Sunday.

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    Hello everyone. Have all a very nice Sunday


    IDOLE DE LUBIN, Eau de Parfum
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    Have I told you about the scent of jasmine? Have I spoken about the smell of the sea? The earth is scented. And I perfume myself to enhance what I am. That's why I can not wear a perfume that bothers me. Perfuming is an instinctive wisdom. And like all art, it requires some knowledge of yourself..."
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    Hello all. A sample of Calypso by Robert Piguet.
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    I'm sampling Grossmith Saffron Rose today. I was expecting love and fireworks from this one, but none of these actually happened.


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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    Jon, what a lovely way to start us off. Thank you and enjoy your pre-Christmas drinkies 'n snacks.

    Had a good rummage through the sample and decant pile this morning and the winner is Bvlgari Jasmin Noir.
    Notes include green sap, gardenia, sambac jasmine absolute, satin almond, precious woods, tonka bean and licorice

    Best to all.
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain

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    Morning all. Will spend most of the day ensconced in the home study working, so Voyage d'Hermes is the closest I'll get to going anywhere today. Enjoy your day everyone. x

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    Robert Piguet's Musk Blanc Femme. Now that I have another bottle enroute, I feel I can indulge (yes, I know it' silly)

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    Guerlain Vega and my nose is constantly under my jumper today.

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    ZIbeline, welcome back -- you were missed the whole lot!

    HdP 1876.

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    From a sample vial it's very nice but unsure if it's different enough from the rest of my vetivers to merit a full bottle purchase...
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    Bottega Veneta. Soft, plummy, suede-leather.
    "You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future."

    "Three essentials for a good life: Someone to love, somewhere to go, and something to look forward to."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twolf View Post
    ZIbeline, welcome back -- you were missed the whole lot!

    HdP 1876.
    Thanks so much. I have had a tremendous lot going on in my life. Relationship stuff, family events, work and now school as I am finishing up another degree at my advanced age! Of course I am still wild about fragrances, but honestly not constantly reading about perfumes helped me develop some restraint. On a previous thread, I referred to myself as a collector and that is true. The past months have helped me be more focused, less trendy and a whole lot less compulsive.
    I missed you all too!

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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    My serendipitous choice of Ermenegildo Zegna Z this AM celebrates your return to the trenches Z!
    Our job is to live joyfully in this world of sorrows--Joseph Campbell

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    How lovely Jon.

    Musc Ravageur today.

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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    SotE - Tauer Incense Rose.




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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    Jon, you've outdone yourself with your four selections: photos, fragrance and music.
    Hey, girl Zib! Nice to see you.
    Boucheron edp. This scent has the power to turn a frown upside down. Love it.
    Rain forces me to surrender landscape work. Will now sketch and make lists for spring. We're setting a record for greatest number of days without snow.
    Hugs, special peeps.
    In a world where 6 million people are added each month, every landscape matters.

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    Hello everyone -

    We're having a lazy morning here ...just getting ready to go to Mom & Dad's for their big ol' Sunday brunch, which is honestly one of the best brunches to be found in New Orleans, minus the jazz trio.
    I'm in Caron Pour Une Femme. Y'all have a good one!


    Science is not only compatible with spirituality, it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light-years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. ..Carl Sagan

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    How lovely, Jon.

    SOTD has been Une Voix Noire.

    Enjoy the rest of your Sunday, everyone!

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    Such beautiful photos, Jon! Thank you

    I had intended to wear Goutal Ambre Fetiche but accidentally grabbed PG L'Ombre Fauvre. Luckily, I still get amber and funk, just in a slightly different way than I expected.

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    No. 5 parfum for me today.

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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    It's good to hear from you again, Zibeline!

    I'm wearing JM White Lilac & Rhubarb today. I find this fragrance appropriate for all seasons, so far. We'll see when there's snow on the ground, but I think I will like it then as well.


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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    Signoricci 2 by Nina Ricci

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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    SOTD: Arabian Wood by Tom Ford.

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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    Lovely start of the thread! Thank you Jon.

    I'll join you Tauers' Incense Rose.



    We've been doing all sorts of holiday things around the house. I'm off to work soon for more Frank Sinatra Christmas music.


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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    Been in my current favourite comfort blanket again today. EL Amber Ylang Ylang like a creamy primrose yellow cashmere throw wrapped around you on an icy day

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    Hello all, :-)

    Wellcome back, Zibeline!


    Chne - Serge Lutens, today.




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    Sticking with roses for the afternoon, I'm now in Frederic Malle's Une Rose.


    Science is not only compatible with spirituality, it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light-years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. ..Carl Sagan

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    Default Re: SotD: Sunday 9th December 2012

    I'm wearing Houbigant Orangers en Fleur today. My second wearing, and while I really like it, I am not lemming a FB. This will not overtake my two favorite orange blossom scents: SL Fleurs d'Oranger and By Kilian Sweet Redemption. For those of you who have found the SL too much of a heavyweight, give Orangers en Fleur a try. There is no cumin here (a note that some find hard to wear) and while it packs a punch, it is more in the middleweight class.

    Happy Sunday to everyone ...
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    Down and Dirty in Dunhill Edition tonight
    Our job is to live joyfully in this world of sorrows--Joseph Campbell

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