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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th April, 2021

    Q, yes l know what you mean about the samples! lt's one reason l haven't ordered any for a little while...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th April, 2021

    Morning all!

    We had a few snow flurries yesterday, but nothing lingered on the ground.

    lt's a cold & gloomy start here, but l'm wearing Seville a l'Aube to brighten up my long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th April, 2021

    Thanks, tdem! Mixed feelings here, too...

    Royal Egyptian Amber & Honeysuckle this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th April, 2021

    Morning all!

    Wearing Alien for an early shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th April, 2021

    Morning all!

    Un Matin d'Orage EDP for my late shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th April, 2021

    Happy Birthday, Mr Q! :birthdays:

    Mr teardrop is home, & an early wine o'clock is definitely on! :beer:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th April, 2021

    Afternoon all, & Happy Birthday, caz! :birthdays:

    Thanks, N.CAL!

    lt's all over the news here that HRH Prince Philip has passed away. Whatever your political persuasion, it can't be denied that...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    l've gone for L'Artisan's L'Ete en Douce, a bright & green spring floral that smells like a breeze blowing through linden trees, & also of lilac.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th April, 2021

    ExtremeK, thanks! :kiss:

    jujy, l have not yet revealed the subject of my dissertation here, so you are not remiss. Perhaps l will, when it's finished! ;)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th April, 2021

    Sahara Noir this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th April, 2021

    Thanks, HoP! :D
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    Re: Discrepancy in "most worn" stats

    Thanks, Grant! :smiley:

    lt's interesting that Bavard's stats are the same, whereas Zgb's are different like mine. l assume this is because Zgb & l joined basenotes a few years earlier, before the...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th April, 2021

    Thanks, tdem & ComDiva! :smiley: l've completed the second drafts of parts 1 & 2 today, which l never would have managed if Mr teardrop was at home. :rolleyesold: Feeling a sense of achievement, l'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th April, 2021

    Morning all!

    l have a couple of days off, & today l'm going to get my head down & do some serious studying while l've got the house to myself. Having received feedback on my first drafts of parts...
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    Discrepancy in "most worn" stats

    I've noticed a huge discrepancy between the stats shown on the page headed "Today's Fragrances", where my top ten most worn are shown on the right-hand side, & those shown on my "Your most worn (all...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th April, 2021

    Thanks everyone for your kind comments! :smiley: My MIL is home, & they've arranged for someone to visit her each day & ensure she takes her meds correctly. They think she might have been taking too...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th April, 2021

    Morning all!

    lt looks like my MIL might be discharged from hospital today or tomorrow, as long as some help at home can be arranged for her. Mr teardrop will stay with her for a couple of days to...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 6th April, 2021

    Morning all!

    No snow, hail or frost here; it's cold but sunny. l'm wearing Narciso for my late shift.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th April, 2021

    Morning all!

    Mr teardrop is on his way back to Scotland, & l'm working the early shift today in Carnal Flower.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 4th April, 2021

    lt's been warm enough to wear a t-shirt in the garden today! Glad l made the most of it because it's meant to get very cold again tomorrow.

    Wearing Moon Breath this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 4th April, 2021

    Afternoon all!

    lt's a beautiful sunny day here, & we're both heading out to the garden: Mr teardrop will sit reading in his comfy "lockdown chair", while l prune the giant buddleia. Bliss!...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 3rd April, 2021

    Afternoon all, & thanks again for all the hugs & positive vibes, they seem to be working! :smiley:

    Healing thoughts to all those feeling under the weather.

    Enjoying a deliciously lazy weekend...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd April, 2021

    Thanks, everyone! Mr teardrop is safely home, & we're looking forward to spending the weekend together. :D

    A very Happy Easter to you all! :beer:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd April, 2021

    Morning all!

    Synching in Passage d'Enfer for a long shift today.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    l wore Passage d'Enfer for last week's synch, but l'm wearing it again today as it seems so appropriate for Good Friday. Plus the weather has cooled down again here.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 1st April, 2021

    Ha ha, glad to have given you a laugh, Erin & Q! :laugh:

    My MIL is being kept in over the weekend to monitor her blood pressure, & might possibly be discharged on Monday. Mr teardrop is coming...
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    Sample of the Day - April 2021

    Looking forward to reading your impressions of whatever you're trying this month, folks! :smiley:
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 1st April, 2021

    Morning all!

    DK Gold for a long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 31st March, 2021

    Thanks HoP for the extra hugs, & Q for the sympathy for my dear Mr! He just told me he bought a local newspaper this morning & ended up completing the entire puzzle section, including a join-the-dots...
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    Re: Most worn in March and 1st Quarter of 2021

    Most worn in March:

    5 x Gotham

    3 x Soliflore Mimosa, Soliflore Narcissus & Spring Jasmine

    2 x Flower Market, Narcisse Noir, Un Matin d'Orage, Narciso & Le Chevrefeuille

    1 x Night Star,...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    l have three. l'll decide on the day which one l'm in the mood for...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 31st March, 2021

    Morning all!

    Le Chevrefeuille for my late shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th March, 2021

    Continued thanks for your good wishes, folks! :kiss:

    How awful, Jon! :beer:

    Feel better soon, mike!

    My MIL has been moved to a cardiac ward, although it's unclear why, & is awaiting an MRI...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th March, 2021

    Morning all, & thank you again for all your lovely comments & positive vibes!

    lt's set to get unseasonably warm here for a couple of days. l'm wearing Seville a l'Aube for a long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th March, 2021

    Thank you everyone, your support means a lot!

    Erin, l have been guilty of using that word, but for me it's really just a quicker way of saying "longevity & sillage". l hope you wouldn't be put off...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th March, 2021

    Thank you lovelies for your kind wishes!

    Jon, Ms Q looks especially fabulous in that pic! :thumbsup:

    Mr teardrop has just arrived in Glasgow & is on his way to his mum's house. Not sure yet if...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th March, 2021

    Thank you dear friends for all your hugs & kind thoughts. Mr teardrop is distraught, & has a long journey to make today after very little sleep. ln the old days you could fly from our city to...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th March, 2021

    Yesterday we found out that Mr teardrop's best mate has prostate cancer (hopefully treatable), & this evening Mr teardrop's mum has been taken into hospital following a collapse. lt's not...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th March, 2021

    Morning all!

    Narciso EDP for an early shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th March, 2021

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday Foustie! :birthdays:

    Un Matin d'Orage EDT for a long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th March, 2021

    Morning all!

    After a good night's sleep, l'm synching in Passage d'Enfer for my late shift today. Let's hope it's not a really late one again, as l'll be working this weekend, & of course the...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    l've gone for the incense option with Passage d'Enfer, a cool, floral incense perfect for a grey & windy spring day.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th March, 2021

    Thanks, Q! l've been giving myself a rest this afternoon, & hope for a better night's sleep tonight.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th March, 2021

    Thanks, kewart!

    Decided on Flower Market for this rainy day.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th March, 2021

    Morning all, & a Happy Bicentenary to all our Greek friends! :beer:

    l woke with a horrid & rare-for-me headache & felt a little sick this morning. Perhaps a delayed reaction to the second jab or...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Same here. And why the heads in particular? Did they smell different from the rest of the body?? :confused:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th March, 2021

    (((((Quarry))))) thank you. l wouldn't call it ambition, it's more sheer pig-headed refusal to quit. :cheesy:

    And once this is done, l can spend a guilt-free summer enjoying my garden. :D

    Edit:...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th March, 2021

    Thanks, kewart! :kiss:
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    l don't see why we shouldn't do that if we wish.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th March, 2021

    Erin, l'm tickled to have been scent twins with you today, at least for a little while! And it's great to see you posting your lovely pics here again. :)

    Thanks, foxbins!

    l've had a wonderful...
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    Re: Shalimar Descendants

    :grin:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th March, 2021

    Thanks, tdem! :kiss:

    My meeting went well, & part 2 is done! :D Now for part 3, the really meaty discussion bit. But not today.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Clockwork, heliotrope tends to smell like almonds and/or cherries. L'Heure Bleue has it in spades, & l think some incense also?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th March, 2021

    Morning all!

    After an extremely late finish last night, for which l got a free taxi home & hopefully some overtime, l thankfully have a couple of days off.

    l have an online meeting with my...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd March, 2021

    Morning all!

    Soliflore Narcissus for another late shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd March, 2021

    Thanks ExtremeK & mike, & good luck to all those expecting/getting their vaccines soon!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd March, 2021

    Thanks Clockwork, tdem, Jon, Erin & caz! :kiss:

    l've been dosing myself up with Paracetamol & l feel better than l did this morning, although the arm is still sore.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd March, 2021

    Morning all!

    Following my second jab yesterday l'm feeling rather achey & shivery, but l'll still be heading into work for my late shift today.

    l'm wearing Crystal Flowers, hoping to benefit...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st March, 2021

    Morning all!

    Draining my sample of Gotham today, & l'm off to get my second vaccine...

    Healing thoughts to all those suffering from insomia/allergies/general crappiness.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th March, 2021

    Afternoon all!

    Mike, l loved your story too! :)

    Heading out for groceries & wearing Gotham again.
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    Re: Today I finished - Perfumes used up in 2021

    l got a set of mini bottles from TK Maxx, comprising Spring Jasmine, Oriental Pearl, Gold Lily, Orchid Bloom & Rose Silk.

    l've enjoyed Spring Jasmine, & the only other one that stood out for me is...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th March, 2021

    Thanks ExtremeK! :kiss:

    Welcome, Mdellarock! :vrolijk_26:
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Continuing to synch in Le Chevrefeuille by Goutal this evening. l know honeysuckle is more of a summer flower, but this fragrance is so fresh & cheerful, & the egg-yellow bow on the bottle just...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th March, 2021

    Happy Birthday, grayspoole! :birthdays:

    lt's been a stressful day, & a long week. Celebrating wine o'clock & a weekend off in Le Chevrefeuille.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th March, 2021

    Morning all!

    Synching in Soliflore Narcissus for another early shift today.
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    Spring is my favourite season these days, now that l'm not quite so tolerant of the summer heat. l had many possible options for this week, but l've gone for Soliflore Narcissus by Dame Perfumery....
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th March, 2021

    Wow Jon, that's beautiful! :shocked::D Congrats to you & Kiliwia on your vaccines!

    Erin, good to see you! :vrolijk_26:

    Joining in for wine o'clock in Gotham (the perfume, not the fictional...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th March, 2021

    Morning all!

    Just finished my mini bottle of Spring Jasmine for an early shift today.
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    Re: Today I finished - Perfumes used up in 2021

    Just finished a mini bottle of Spring Jasmine by Shanghai Tang. This one rather grew on me, being reminiscent of Diorissimo with its prominent LOTV note, but l probably won't go out of my way to...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th March, 2021

    Morning all!

    Spring Jasmine for yet another late shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th March, 2021

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday to all those celebrating! :birthdays:

    Wearing Stella for another late shift today.
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    This was my first thought, too. l suggest Ginger Essence by Origins: it's like a light & zesty ginger beer, rather than a dense & heavy ginger cake.

    Wishing you a swift recovery!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th March, 2021

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday LizB! :birthdays:

    Wearing Narciso EDP for my late shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th March, 2021

    No, we don't.

    tdem, that is so cool! Happy Anniversary! :beer:

    l managed a good while in the garden before the rain returned, & our new satellite TV system is working great! :D

    Wearing...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th March, 2021

    By the way, Happy Mothering Sunday to all those celebrating!
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    Please could the house of Maison Crivelli be added?

    There are 9 fragrances listed on the Les Senteurs website.

    Thanks!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th March, 2021

    Morning all!

    Up & about early for a Sunday, because a chap is here to replace & upgrade all of our satellite TV equipment. What we have is pretty old & it's been playing up for a while, so it'll...
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    Re: How to decide if it's FBW

    My best advice is don't be in a hurry to accumulate a collection, but if you do find something you really love, buy it quick. Reformulations & discontinuations happen all too quickly these days.
    ...
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    Re: You can only pick one!

    As Clockwork points out, it's very difficult to find something that suits all of your needs & moods from just one house.

    l might have chosen Malle were it not for the reported reformulations...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th March, 2021

    khanada, welcome back! l hope you're both well & settled real soon.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th March, 2021

    Afternoon all, & Happy Birthday, tigrushka! :birthdays:

    Q, so happy to hear you're almost back to full strength! :D

    We have a mix of sunshine, showers, hail & cold winds here. l've been cutting...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th March, 2021

    Thanks Shycat, so sorry to hear you've been in such pain. Sending healing vibes your way.

    Cheers lne, enjoy your time off! :beer:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th March, 2021

    Thanks, ExtremeK! :smiley:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th March, 2021

    lt's started here too, Jon! :beer:

    Thanks, Clockwork!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th March, 2021

    Thanks, tdem & ComDiva!

    Mr teardrop got his first COVID vaccine today. :smiley: l'll be getting my second dose next weekend.
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    Hi Laura & welcome to basenotes! :vrolijk_26: l tried Black March, & l think it's a great choice!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th March, 2021

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday, dear ExtremeK! :birthdays:

    jujy, glad you survived your close encounter yesterday, & l hope your nerves have recovered.

    l had a much better night's sleep, & today...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    l've gone for Un Matin d'Orage EDT by Annick Goutal, as it's so perfectly suited to a rainy spring day like today. lt's probably more garden than countryside, & that garden is more likely to be...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th March, 2021

    Thanks, Q!

    l'm off to bed now, nite all!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th March, 2021

    l have this palette, too! :D lt's probably my favourite ever.

    Thanks, ExtremeK! :kiss:

    jujy, that sounds like a beautiful send-off for your Rabbi.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th March, 2021

    Thanks, tdem! :beer:

    The studying has continued apace today, & l'm ready to begin typing up Part Two. :D

    Amping up the jasmine in Jasmin T this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th March, 2021

    kewart, l do wear earplugs when the weather is warm enough to sleep with the window open, but l try not to rely on them year-round, as my ears get itchy.

    Dr Jon, your prescription will be followed...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th March, 2021

    Morning all!

    After a restless night listening to the high winds battering the neighbourhood, l eventually gave up trying to sleep & got up early. l'll be continuing my studies this morning in...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Of course, the countryside may smell quite different depending on which country you're in! The countryside l grew up in smelled of forest floor, heathland, haystacks & horse manure, whereas the Greek...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th March, 2021

    Thanks Q, caz, Robin, jujy & lne.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th March, 2021

    Thank you for your hugs & kind thoughts tdem, Jon & HoP, they mean a lot. lt was a strange & very emotional experience, but l'm glad l was there in some form to say that final farewell. She was...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th March, 2021

    Morning all,

    lt's turned wet & windy here. Later this morning l'll be attending (virtually) the funeral of our dear colleague who recently passed away. Lockdown restrictions mean that only a...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th March, 2021

    Thanks, lne! :)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th March, 2021

    Thanks, caz & CuddleCat! l can safely say the evening was a success. :o
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th March, 2021

    (((((Quarry))))) thank you for being you. :kiss:

    Cook.bot, congrats on your milestone! :beer:

    Wearing Mr teardrop's favourite, Allure this evening.
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