Regular readers will know that I have been on a quest to find my ‘ideal rose‘: a rose conjured in my imagination by fragrance writer Celia Lyttleton,… Read more “More roses”
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My ideal rose: Montale’s Aoud Queen Roses?
A while back I embarked on a quest for my ideal rose, inspired by a sentence from Celia Lyttleton’s book The Scent Trail. Many of you kindly… Read more “My ideal rose: Montale’s Aoud Queen Roses?”
Not my Ideal Rose but …
After an agonising wait, my sample of Parfum d’Empire’s Eau Suave arrived in the mail late last week. Would this be the Ideal Rose I have been… Read more “Not my Ideal Rose but …”
My ideal rose
In Celia Lyttleton’s book The Scent Trail, which is about her travels in search of inspiration for a bespoke perfume, there is one sentence I love. I… Read more “My ideal rose”