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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 26th September, 2020

    Memo Manoa for a cool morning outing with the dog.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 24th September, 2020

    Hugs to all who need them! Jon, that Mount Kailash scent looks intriguing, how strongly did you smell the oregano and sage? Those are the two notes that could be troublesome for me.

    Wearing a fall...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020

    Feel better vibes to Clockwork! As for delicate topics that cannot be discussed, there are so many nowadays that we are pretty much reduced to discussing Netflix series, perfume and sharing cute...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st September, 2020

    Brrr, 4C this morning. Will need LADDM to warm me up.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 20th September, 2020

    Frost on the pumpkin here. It’s great weather for Musc Ravageur.
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    Re: To buy or not?

    I think this style would suit you perfectly.
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    Re: By Kilian Refill Question

    I have had two bottles of Kilian Pure Oud go bad. I think some of their formulas are unstable (one was a factory sealed, never opened refill). Option 2 is what I’ve done in the past.
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    Re: What Hermes are you still wearing?

    I wore 24 Faubourg, Calèche and Amazone back in the day, but lately I tend to forget about them. I do enjoy and own Ambre Narguilé, Cèdre Sambac, Agar Ébène, Osmanthe Yunnan and Vetiver Tonka.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 19th September, 2020

    Clockwork, we are having the same weather here in Québec, just broke down and turned the heat on, although will probably turn it back off next week when it goes back up to 22. I’m joining Capri Dog...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th September, 2020

    Shana tova to ComDiva, jujy and any other BNers who are celebrating, wishing all a sweet new year!

    Hugs and healing prayers for our dear Quarry, glad to hear you have good support and a positive...
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    Re: NEW Serge Lutens Fils de joie

    Eagerly awaiting US release. :-)
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    Masque Milano Dolceaqua & Petra

    Masque Milano has reformulated and rereleased their original two fragrances, Dolceaqua & Petra for their 10th anniversary. Reviews are very thin on the ground due to them being expensive limited...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th September, 2020

    Happy birthday to mumsy and happy anniversary to rynegne! I am wearing 4160 Tuesdays Clouds edp.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 16th September, 2020

    I wore PG L’Oiseau de Nuit yesterday and it was so good I’m going for another round today. Happy birthday Kewart and congratulations to rynegne!

    Belated birthday greetings to freewheeling and...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th September, 2020

    Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th September, 2020

    Good luck with the wasps Jon! And my heart goes out to all who are suffering from the fires. I have woken up to skies like that in San Diego, it is eerie indeed. Wearing Maria Candida Gentile Exultat.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th September, 2020

    Happy birthday to Shades! That’s some apocalyptic sky NCal. Here just lots of grey skies. Wearing Francesca Bianchi Sticky Fingers.
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    This is what I’m having a problem with lately, I seem to get more enjoyment out of buying than wearing, so I am going on a no-buy.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th September, 2020

    Olfactive Studios Close Up. We are having lovely fall temps, 15C is perfect perfume weather.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2020

    I quite like Close Up, it has a lot of different notes but I smelly cherry, tobacco, florals and vanilla. I also like Chambre Noire and Ombre Indigo from the line. I did get a couple of Pinrose...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th September, 2020

    Dior Ambre Nuit
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    Re: Parfum D’Empire: Reviews and Discussion

    Just ordered Immortelle Corse from Beautyhabit, and own many of the older ones: Ambre Russe, Cuir Ottoman, Musc Tonkin, Tabac Tabou, Equistrius, Eau de Gloire, Aziyadé, Wazamba and Corsica Furiosa....
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th September, 2020

    A dark and rainy Monday. Wearing Atélier des Ors Rouge Sarây.
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    Re: Anyone have the newest IFRA cut list?

    Sarah McCartney of 4160 Tuesdays published a draft of it on her Patreon page I think. You can contact her on Facebook at 4160 Tuesdays to see if she can send you the link as I’ve deleted it.
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    Re: The insanity of Norma Kamali incense

    I had a sample of NK Incense and agree with junior_surgeon’s assessment. Not worth the hype.
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    Re: What’s your favorite Bertrand Duchaufour

    Or du Sérail, Séville à l’Aube, Traversée du Bosphore, Dzongkha
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    I need to try that FdO Aziyadé combo!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th September, 2020

    Congrats NCal! Where are you finding all these incredible Guérlain vintages?
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    Re: Today I bought September 2020

    Just recently got a mini of Purple Oud, it’s nicer than Iwas expecting. Also got a decant of Rouge Trafalgar. I look forward to hearing what else you get on your bender. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th September, 2020

    Goldfield & Banks Blue Cypress was my SOTD. Heading off for bed.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2020

    I love Une Rose. POAL had a big woody amber note that gave me a headache so I ended up swapping it away. Congrats on your purchase!

    September is the beginning of my year and my favourite season,...
  32. Re: Perfumes That When Worn Give You the Most Happiness

    Tauer PHI Rose de Kandahar and Une Rose Vermeille, Amouage Fate & Memoir, Profumum Vanitas and Dulcis in Fundo, FM Musc Ravageur.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th September, 2020

    Khanada, I absolutely love Majaina Sin and would have bought it last year if it didn’t disappear in 20 minutes on me, despite very copious spraying. Pity. I’m glad to hear it lasts on you.

    Have a...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 3rd September, 2020

    Sending positive vibes to Quarry and CuddleCat! I’ve been out of the loop for a while due to anxiety, but feeling better today. Wearing the soft Maria Candida Gentile Noir Tropical today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 29th August, 2020

    Cool and rainy here today, busy cleaning the house. Haven’t showered and sprayed yet but the SOTD will be Close Up by Olfactive Studio. Fall seems to have arrived suddenly this week, to my great...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 21st August, 2020

    In sync today with Apoteker Tepe The Peradam.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th August, 2020

    Happy BN anniversary to CuddleCat and vibes to Quarry and all who need them. I am mostly offline and distracted due to family health issues so perfume is low on the priority list lately. Wearing a...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 17th August, 2020

    Nice reading selection Freewheeling. :-). Not much perfume mojo lately, but managed a couple of spritzes from a decant of Atelier des Ors Rouge Saray.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 12th August, 2020

    Big thunderstorm here too last night - woke up to 94% humidity and it is now 29C. Ugh. Enjoying Copal Azur inside my air conditioned flat.

    Healing vibes to Quarry & lemonlimelady! Love the cute...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th August, 2020

    40C here in Montréal, beastly humidity. Saying thanks for air conditioning and thanks for a good report from our dear Quarry. I’m in Timbuktu.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 10th August, 2020

    All the best to our dear Quarry! Hiding inside again from the dire heat & humidity, wearing Mon Précieux Nectar.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th August, 2020

    Stay cool vibes to our UK members!! Wearing Masque Milano Romanza on this very pleasant day.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th August, 2020

    Lovely post jujy, I went out on my bike this morning through the streets of Montréal, rode over to the 1976 Olympic Stadium and back. So nice to be out in the sunshine and fresh air.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th August, 2020

    Sorry about the heat Jon, it has been a record-breaking summer here in Montréal too. Bon courage!

    Wearing PdE Wazamba (waving to Freewheelingvagabond ;-))
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th August, 2020

    Hope you get some power soon 24Faubourg! We had a ton of rain here in Montréal, but that’s it. I’m wearing Mitzah in the steamy air.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th August, 2020

    It’s hot, wet, and I’m mad because I just burned a beautiful batch of scones. :-\

    Wearing Lyric and starting in on batch 2 of the scones....
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    Re: Teone Reinthal

    No, actually I was talking about the US. Canada taxes the hell out of everything, I never have packages shipped here, only to the US. I thought the duty free limit was $800 but if it’s actually $2500...
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    Re: Teone Reinthal

    I have only once paid duties, and it seemed random. I’ve ordered many times from First In Fragrance (Germany) far exceeding the $800 duty free limit and only been charged duties that one time (and it...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st August, 2020

    Happy birthday kbe! I am also in the people-watching camp, never use my phone except when absolutely necessary. As a result the battery often goes flat from being neglected. Now, the iPad is a...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st July, 2020

    Yay for the last day of July! Synching in MDCI Nuit Andalouse, which smells like Guerlain Terracotta with more oomph to me.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 30th July, 2020

    Piguest Casbah
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    Re: L’Attesa or Iris Cendre?

    I own both and find Iris Cendre an easier wear. L’Attesa is more austere and I also get the cardboard note. Have you tried Trimerous from Jorum, Orris Tattoo by Parle-Moi de Parfum, Iris Prima by...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 29th July, 2020

    CdG Black
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th July, 2020

    Hot and wet here in Montréal. Like Inespenees, I’m covered in mosquito bites after a week in the woods. It was so nice to have a shower and spray on perfume today. Wearing a decant of the new Atélier...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 18th July, 2020

    Congratulations and enjoy Jon! Wearing SSS Bee’s Bliss as I pack for our camping trip Monday.
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    Re: Goldfield & Banks Bohemian Lime

    It lasted 12+ hours on me, but I agree it is not super impressive, smells quite synthetic.
  57. Re: Osswalds Boutique in NYC to close Permanently on July 24th!

    Not surprising, but sad. I hope they can re-open some day.
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    Re: Older lady just starting perfume journey

    Sorry for the late reply!
    https://www.4160tuesdays.com/4160tuesdaysscentshop/prod_2022921-Taster-Sets.html
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th July, 2020

    Quarry, I just checked yesterday’s thread and saw your good news. Yay! Having had a dog with kidney problems, I’m very familiar with creatinine and BUN numbers. She had to be tested every six months....
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    Re: Succession planning

    I gave my husband the names of a few perfume friends to contact about disposing of my collection.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 16th July, 2020

    Jon, that picture has me longing for fall. Here it’s the steambath of summer, but I am counting the days until we head out to the Atlantic coast and that cool, fresh air on Monday. Meanwhile today’s...
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    Re: Ani vs. Gran Soir

    Another vote for Grand Soir. Ani smells nice for the first 15 minutes but there is an annoying synthetic smell on the drydown.
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    Re: What size do you buy?

    I love the visual appeal of 100ml, but currently am buying mostly 30-50ml due to the size of my collection, unless 100ml is the only option.
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    Re: Late Summer Into Fall Florals—Ideas?

    I like Atélier Cologne’s Blanche Immortelle for late summer/fall.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 15th July, 2020

    Congrats Jon, another lovely photo! I’m wearing Cire Trudon Revolution.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th July, 2020

    Happy birthday staticx! And Happy Bastille Day, vive la France! Wearing Amouage Fate.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th July, 2020

    A blessedly cooler day, wearing JM Tuberose Angelica. Have a good week!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I have to say I agree with you, it was a terrible stinker on me as well.
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    Re: Best Chai fragrance

    Jaipur Chai by Ineke
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    Re: Older lady just starting perfume journey

    Welcome! There is a lovely lady in London who makes several nice rose scents, Sarah McCartney of 4160 Tuesdays (www.4160tuesdays.com). I would recommend Red Queen, Killer Rose, Raw Silk & Red Roses...
  71. Re: How to reduce and maintain a 'small' wardrobe ???

    Same here. Moving is the biggest problem. I do a cull once or twice a year but keep buying so the overall number doesn’t go down. I think I have just about reached equilibrium though.
  72. Re: Signature scent - 2 choices but only 1 winner: how?

    Whichever one you think you would be happier to wear on a daily basis. Get a decant of both and wear each one daily for at least a week, then decide.
  73. Re: Not Enough Days in the Year to Enjoy All the Fragrances I Own! Argh!

    I have too many and can’t wear them all. I’ve accepted that. I’ve also done what CapriDog and Diamondflame are doing - sometimes multiple scents at a time, always multiple scents per day. I cull at...
  74. Re: Looking for the Best Classic Amber Perfumes: Help!

    Profumum also makes Fiori d’Ambre, a floral amber. Your list is pretty comprehensive. My favourites are Parfum d’Empire Ambre Russe, TF Amber Absolute, L’Air du Désert Marocain, AG Ambre Fétiche,...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th July, 2020

    Up at 5:30 since the dog decided it was time for me to get up. (yawn). Only 24C but 90% humidity. :-0. Scheduled to go up to 37 by this afternoon. PdE Musc Tonkin.
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    Re: Norma Kamali - Normalife The Scent

    Eucalyptus, camphor & patchouli in a black generic spray atomizer... I think I’ll pass.
  77. Thread: palo santo

    by cazaubon
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    Re: palo santo

    Dawn Spencer Hurwitz makes an excellent one called Become the Shaman.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    Ordered a small cheapie just for fun: CJ Scents Almond Fluff. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th July, 2020

    We are dying up here in Montréal too badarun, this is a real steambath of a summer. I’m in Equistrius.
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    Re: Do you ever finish a bottle?

    I finished a couple of bottles a year back when I only owned a few at a time. Nowadays I’m lucky to finish a decant.
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    I’ve read reviews on FB saying it reminds them of Shalimar. I will wait until it arrives stateside, definitly not a blind buy for me.
  82. Re: FragranceX, or FragranceNet - Which do you Prefer ?

    I use mostly Fragrancenet and Perfume.com (which is the same site as FragranceX but often a few dollars cheaper for some reason.) Unfortunately Fragrancenet charges CA sales tax, so I take that into...
  83. Re: Made my first in person major store Purchase in covid era

    I went to a department store and a small niche boutique recently here in Montreal. No masks required, just hand sanitizer when entering. All the testers were out and available. Starting July 27 masks...
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    Re: Very disappointed

    Not exactly the same, but maybe try Musc Ravageur from Malle?
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 10th July, 2020

    43C today with the humidex... another day inside under the AC. Hoping for a small bit of relief Sunday. It feels like quarantine all over again. This global warming is the pits.

    Wearing 4160...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th July, 2020

    Happy birthday Hazel!

    I am really missing my piano jujy (it lives in my winter home in San Diego). The heat and humidity are stifling today, wearing Mugler Aura under the AC. It’s going to be bad...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    Thank you! i’ve ordered myself a sample set.
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    Re: Top 10 Fragrance wish list/next purchases

    I’m waiting to try a couple of sample packs this fall from Ormaie and House of Violet. Nothing on my list right now.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    That is a lovely presentation CapriDog, where did you buy it? I can’t remember the house name but I recall having seen those bottles in online photos not long ago. I love both iris and leather, how...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th July, 2020

    ExtremeK, I am with you on Serge Noire!

    Another day in the steam bath, staying inside under the AC in VCA Bois d’Iris. Just made a batch of lavender scones, after our trip to the lavender farm...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th July, 2020

    Your photo looks so inviting Jon! Bulgari au Thé Bleu for another 40C day. Going out to visit a lavender farm today so I thought it was appropriate.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th July, 2020

    Happy BNniversary to ExtremeK!

    You smell great Jon. Today we are getting a temporary reprieve, only 30C, but the blast furnace will be cranking up again tomorrow, back to 34C (40C including...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th July, 2020

    Another hot dry day, wish we would get more rain. It’s only July 5th and I’m already tired of the heat, with global warming our June was much hotter than normal (actually it started at the end of May...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    Bought 2 new and 2 backups this month, grand total still unknown. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th July, 2020

    Happy bn anniversary to PerfumedLady and welcome home to foxbins, sorry to hear you’ve been unwell! It’s hot here but not terribly humid, I wanted to smell like dirt and roses today so it’s Voleur de...
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    Potion naturals buy 1 get 1 free

    Code PPC82B

    Www.potionnaturals.com
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    What a wonderful purchase N.Cal, congratulations!

    I ordered Montale Orchid Powder.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd July, 2020

    Dior Mitzah, received as a very belated birthday gift from a friend. We are venturing out for our first restaurant meal today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st July, 2020

    Happy Canada Day and congrats to N. Cal! Sending comforting vibes to Shycat about the loss of your beloved dog & divorce, Kai is a nice choice to heal in.

    I’m wearing Amouage Lilac Love.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th June, 2020

    Greetings fragrant friends! I’m wearing Indult Mankara on another cool overcast day.
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