Category Archives: Fragrance themes

We have moved….

Hello loyal followers and readers of my blog, I have now moved my blog to the my new website at the following address: http://www.theperfumemistress.com For some reason, my followers list has not moved over, so if you would like to … Continue reading

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Spooky Saturday’s Midnight Apothecary

Ok, am all packed for a spooktacular evening at the Brunel Museum, including a tub of dry ice!  Pumpkin kick off is 5pm, with supernatural cocktails by Lottie Muir from Midnight Apothecary, Master chef winner Julie Friend will be supplying … Continue reading

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Secrets from the Walled Garden – beauty workshop bookings open

Hi there, I am running a morning workshop with Fulham Palace in November, its a beautiful place with a fascinating history and a secret oasis in the metropolis.  Join me for some ‘kitchen alchemy’, drawing inspiration from the Palace Gardens … Continue reading

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Shop, Read, Eat Chocolate

“Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power. It is the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits.”  Baron Justus von Liebig A little retail therapy might just be in … Continue reading

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Her Dark Material – Cacao absolute

“Cacao flowers were ingredients in perfumed baths, and thought to cure fatigue in government officials and others who held public office,” says the Badianus Codex, published in 1552 The Cacao tree flowers’ bloom in 2 cycles of 6 months the … Continue reading

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Secrets from a Walled Garden

Create botanically-inspired products at my new Autumn Workshop Fulham Palace is wonderful horticultural haven in West London, the historical home to the Bishops of London and with a rich botanical history. The site has been the home to a long … Continue reading

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Bite sized chocolate info ..

… some low down on the ‘Food of the Gods’ A recent piece of research from New England Journal of Medicine compares the number of  Nobel Laureates per a country’s capita to that of its chocolate consumption, no surprises they … Continue reading

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