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Mandala – Incense for l'intero universo, the whole universe

Mandala of the Six Chakravartins

My husband calls me into his studio the other morning, hands me the headphones and says: “Close your eyes and listen to this…”

“Okay”. I say, expecting to hear his new tune. 

Fleurs de Citronnier – delicate and floral and fresh

Lemon flower and fruit

Under My Skin – What a feeling!

I’ve got you under my skin
I've got you deep in the heart of me
So deep in my heart that you're really a part of me
I've got you under my skin

Cole Porter 1936

Fathom V – green and greener and greenest

Spray breaking over The Cobb, at Lime Regis, England

Sharing scented connections

Ready to share

The past few weeks have been a challenge for everyone, no matter where you live. Self-isolation is forcing us all to find new ways to stay in touch like, sharing movies, cooking classes and fitness classes on Skype or ZOOM.

Je Reviens – One of the great classic perfumes

Eau de Narcisse Bleu – green and floral and woody

Photo: perfumeniche.com

I was scouring my favourite food writers for inspiration for a Sunday dinner when I came across this preamble for recipes by food writer Nigel Slater in The Guardian:

Speed-Smelling IFF – Post Modern Collection 2017 - Dominique Ropion Kyphi

 

Post-Modern building - Dancing House, Prague - designed by Frank Gehry

What is Speed Smelling? 

Amara – warm and woody and uplifting

Image - Wikimedia - Angkor Wat at Sunrise by Jpatokal, Dec. 2, 2006

Attar - Rose, sandalwood, and lots of style

 

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