Monthly Archives: August 2008

Dark, rich, dirty rose

Last week I tried Magie Noire for the first time (it’s great!), and yesterday I tried another dark and dirty rose, Gucci’s sadly discontinued L’Arte di Gucci.  It’s quite something, a very rich dark rose with fruity topnotes on an … Continue reading

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Running a tad behind…

I need to be out for this afternoon so that’s going to put me just a bit behind, but I should still have the current orders mailed out by Friday.  If you’re ordering today it will probably go out Monday. … Continue reading

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How do perfumers choose between alcohol or oil format?

Someone suggested I do a blog post to explain from the perfumer’s point of view how the decision is made whether to create a perfume in oil or alcohol form.  I thought it was a great idea because I receive … Continue reading

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Sneak peek at a new scent…

I’ve been working on Gardenia Musk, Lieu de Reves, and a third project I haven’t mentioned by name yet but that seems almost ready.  It’s a new woodsy gourmand and I’ll let this page serve here as a sneak peek, but I won’t … Continue reading

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This and that…

I haven’t had a chance to work on the new scents the last few days and really want to get back to them.  In addition to Gardenia Musk and Reves, I have a new woodsy scent in the works.  Can’t wait … Continue reading

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Interview and reviews on today’s Sniffapalooza Magazine

Today’s new issue of Sniffapalooza Magazine contains an interview that I did with writer Kathy Patterson.   Kathy also reviewed Vintage Rose and Champagne de Bois.  You need to scroll down the page a little to find the article, but you may want to … Continue reading

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Oh deer!

I was just a couple feet away from a young buck on the other side of the garden fence this evening. I surprised him when I rounded the corner, but he wasn’t scared enough to run off.  He had modest sized antlers … Continue reading

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