Diptyque Philosykos: A Life-Long Love Affair

Diptyque Philosykos: A Life-Long Love Affair

I made a cheeky little Space NK purchase just before Christmas; the Philosykos eau de toilette from Diptyque. This makes it  – by far – my …
Fleur de Figuier and the Suitcase Surprise…

Fleur de Figuier and the Suitcase Surprise…

I found a suitcase filled with pants and socks! As you do. There seems to be a neverending conveyor belt of boxes and cases …
Neroli and Orange Blossom: Take me to my Special Place!

Neroli and Orange Blossom: Take me to my Special Place!

I adore the smell of both Neroli and Orange Blossom – they transport me to a calm, happy place. Ages ago I wrote about Charlotte …
Two Gorgeous Fruity Fig Scents…

Two Gorgeous Fruity Fig Scents…

Two fruity little fig numbers for those of you who don’t like their fig scents too “green” and woody. Personally, I’m very …
Turning Bad Habits into Business Ventures: Mrs Todd’s Candles

Turning Bad Habits into Business Ventures: Mrs Todd’s Candles

Currently scenting my latest rented holiday “barn” (aka “four tiny rooms-with-annoying-feature-beams”): Mrs Todd’s Figs in the Forest candle. It’s absolutely beautiful; green …
Cire Trudon Positano Candle: Summer in Your House

Cire Trudon Positano Candle: Summer in Your House

  One for those who want to skip past spring and head straight into summer: the Positano candle by Cire Trudon and Giambattista Valli. …
World Book Day: Some Historical Fiction and a Tudor Rose

World Book Day: Some Historical Fiction and a Tudor Rose

Now that’s a weird old picture, isn’t it? Sorry Jo Malone London, it does absolutely nothing to show off your splendid perfume …
My Chloé Love Story…

My Chloé Love Story…

*this is a paid advertorial for Chloé Love Story. I was so pleased to be invited to join in with the Chloé Love Story …
Pretty Aerin Perfume: Ikat Jasmine

Pretty Aerin Perfume: Ikat Jasmine

Aerin perfume: it was always going to be very pretty, wasn’t it? The cosmetics line certainly is, with its pale pink packaging and …
Rose Otto: I Love it a Lotto. (Sorry.)

Rose Otto: I Love it a Lotto. (Sorry.)

  I seem to be having a bit of a “rose revival” at the moment. I went off rose for a while, possibly because …
Balenciaga’s Rosabotanica : Roses Over Dry Ice.

Balenciaga’s Rosabotanica : Roses Over Dry Ice.

I’ve been sniffing my way through a lot of perfumes this month, but the standout one for me so far has been Rosabotanica …
Marni Rose: The Dolly Purse Spray

Marni Rose: The Dolly Purse Spray

Oh, oh, OH! This little purse spray came through the letterbox and I couldn’t believe how cute it was with its dolly bottle …
The Pillow Spray for Instant Deep Sleep.

The Pillow Spray for Instant Deep Sleep.

I have a proper thing for This Works’ original Deep Sleep Pillow Spray. I get twitchy without it. It sends me into the kind …
The Blissful Bath: Lavender Three Ways

The Blissful Bath: Lavender Three Ways

Lavender Three Ways. Lavender Three Ways! Have I actually just written that down as a title? I’ll get up really early and change …