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A Motley Brew .. Tetley Tea Perfume

“Tea is water bewitched”  Robert Louis Stevenson Tetley the ‘tea folk’ have launched a Tea inspired fragrance (Tetley-Le Brew) which has many people bemused, .. who wants to smell like a cuppa char!?  Promoted by the fair Tina, the female team … Continue reading

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Gifts from India

My lovely friend Josie, occasionally indulges my passion of all things aromatic and brings me intriguing items back from her travels.   This time aromatics from India. Unfortunately many oils can be adulterated or you could be sold a fragrance … Continue reading

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A Symphony of Scent – part III

Base Notes Otherwise know as ‘bottom’ or more romantically (and more preferable!), ‘soul’ notes, these are heavier and more tenacious. Base notes are deep, warm and have a powerful influence on the overall perfume blend, so need to be used … 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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