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Recommend Me a Perfume : July 2018

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The Memory of a Mulberry Tree

Not long ago I posted a photo of mulberries to my Facebook page and by the end of the day I had scores of comments and emails filled with the mulberry-related reminiscences. I was surprised how many people had a mulberry tree as part of their childhood. Reading the comments, I too tasted the mulberries of […] Continue reading

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Ukrainian Apricot Cheesecake (Syrnyk)

A recipe for a luscious Ukrainian cheesecake (Syrnyk) filled with apricots or any other fruit you like Continue reading

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The Art of Scented Candles

Scented candles for summer and beyond Continue reading

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Mary Beard on How We Look at Art

How do we look at art? What do we see when we admire art? Mary Beard brings the viewer into the picture in her book Civilisations. Continue reading

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Recommend Me a Perfume : June 2018

A place to ask your perfume questions and receive fragrance recommendations. Continue reading

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Antioxidants in Skincare – The Ordinary EUK 134

The Ordinary EUK-134, an antioxidant serum, promises to repair and prevent skin damage from sun exposure Continue reading

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Bois de Jasmin Subscription and Newsletter

Bois de Jasmin is introducing a monthly newsletter. Continue reading

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By Kilian Noir Aphrodisiaque : Perfume Review

A review of a new by Kilian fragrance created in collaboration between Calice Becker and Jacques Genin. Continue reading

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Leonard Foujita : The Japanese Star of 1920s Paris

The Japanese artist who was the toast of the 1920s Paris

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