Monthly Archives: August 2011

Flirting with Fans

Flirting with Fans I’ve been researching ‘how to perfume accessories’ and my interest was further piqued by articles I found on scented gloves and fans, etc and I remembered there was a Fan Museum in Greenwich; a well kept secret, … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Skank

“Perfume is a disguise. Since the middle ages, we have worn masks of fruit and flowers in order to conceal from ourselves the meaty essence of our humanity. We appreciate the sexual attractant of the rose, the ripeness of the … Continue reading

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Dirt – what is it good for?

“In the period of which we speak, there reigned in the cities a stench barely conceivable to us modern men and women. The streets stank of manure, the courtyards of urine, the stairwells stank of moldering wood and rat droppings, … Continue reading

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