All tagged Perfume

The Perfumers Muse

Growing up on the rugged west coast of Ireland during the 1970s and early 1980s, the haunting lyrics of French singer Michel Sardou’s Les Lacs du Connemara resonated deeply: ‘Burnt earth in the wind, stone moors around the lakes, it's for the living.’ These words that captured this raw, wild landscape so evocatively will stay with me forever.

Festive Offerings

Below are just a few of my favourites, all made for giving this Christmas - all very beautiful, authentic and the clever folk behind them continue to be as passionate about what they are doing as they are about our precious environment - for me that’s reason enough to buy and return, time and time again. I hope you find something here that will work for a loved one, friend or even yourself…after all you deserve a little gift too!

Does this smell off?

Have you noticed that the perfume you have worn forever just doesn't seem to do anything for you anymore?

If yes, then rest assured you're not alone. And yes, this is yet another trick that our wayward hormones play during our tumultuous middle years.


The time-tested art of essential oil extraction

Perfume is fascinating but sadly some of the industry's time-tested techniques are slowly fading away.