Tag Archives: Frankincense

All Hallows Day

I hope everyone enjoyed their Hallowe’en; I was at the Barbican to see a play version of Nosferatu; slightly bizarre as it was subtitled and sometimes the subtitles lagged behind,  giving that Clint Eastwood ‘Spagetti Western’ effect, when the dubbing … Continue reading

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In the forests of Sweden

A friend provided me an inspiration for a blend the other week, she has spent many memorable breaks in Sweden and loved the smell of the forests, with their cool, resinous, coniferous aromas.  Having never been to Sweden I simply … Continue reading

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Attars and Choyas

I am the taste in the water, the light of the sun and the moon, the sound in the ether, the ability in the man, the fragrance of the earth, the life of all that lives, the strength of the … Continue reading

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