In betwixt and in between …

Perfume PosseIn betwixt and in between … The featured pic (sorry, not great) is of swans on the estuary. Migration time is starting. For me too. I’m offline till next week (ie, 19 October; writing this Friday). Maybe I’ll have internet Monday; maybe it will be later… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseIn betwixt and in between …
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New Fragrance From Serge Lutens: Fils de Joie

A new fragrance from Serge Lutens – Fils de Joie, done in the brand's original style, has been released. The latest fragrances from the house have been exactly like that - in the spirit of "old" Lutens. The latter's short-lived period of infatuation with L'Eau Collection fragrances was neither understood nor accepted by many, therefore lately we have mostly come across compositions done ... Read full article: New Fragrance From Serge Lutens: Fils de Joie from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes M...
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Amazon Prime Days: Hot Deals for You to Check Out!

&n Beginning Sunday, October 11, Amazon Prime members can get early access by shopping with Alexa on an Echo device by asking “Alexa, what are my Prime Day deals?” Amazon Prime Days are 10/13 and 10/14.  DO NOT MISS these bargain days. TONS of great deals.   Amazon Prime Day is coming up on October […] The post Amazon Prime Days: Hot Deals for You to Check Out! first appeared on
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Starck Peau d'Amour

The perfume collection by Spanish designer STARCK represents the sixth fragrance to come after two editions from 2018: Peau de Lumiere Magique and Peau de Nuit Infinie. The inspiration for the new edition is love, which is expressed in words, feelings and smell. The red color decorates the glass body of the bottle in the same way as the previous editions, creating shapes that create liquid, wh... Read full article: Starck Peau d'Amour from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
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10 Tips For Maintaining Your Home During The Colder Months

Maintenance around your home is something that’s important to do, especially as we head into the colder months of the year. Fewer people will brave the cold to go out and socialize, opting instead to spend it indoors in the warmth of the home. It’s a good idea to ensure you’re home is ready for the more harsh weather conditions ahead. Here are ten tips to maintain your home during the colder months. Check Gutters & Drain Systems When it comes to your gutters and drainage system for...
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Nose Breathing During Exercise

I’ve continued practicing the exercises from The Oxygen Advantage for the past several days, and this morning I hit a nice exercise-related milestone. I decided to take the past two days off from running. Instead I went for walks and practiced reducing my breathing while also doing some breath holds. I figured that some extra practice on the breathing side could be helpful. This morning I went back to running, figuring I’d continue the interval approach. I decided that if I was going to do...
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My business trips now include testing, empty airports, and lonely takeout dinners — here's a look at how work travel has changed

An empty airport. Alan Kearl Alan Kearl is a beauty industry executive experienced in operations, finance, and strategy. After losing his job during the pandemic, he was sheltering in place in Maine. So he had mixed emotions when he was offered a consulting gig that would require travel. Overall, he's felt safe traveling, but has noticed a lot of big changes in airports and hotels. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As a C-level executive in the beauty industry, having wor...
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PRESENTING: How a freelance writer made over $10,000 in September

Lola Méndez. Courtesy of Lola Méndez When Lola Méndez left her job in public relations to see the world in 2015, she swiftly transitioned to freelance writing. Her unconventional path to becoming an independent journalist worked to her advantage when switching careers. Previously a senior manager at a strategic branding agency, Méndez was able to transfer her skills in keeping a meticulous editorial database and detailed tracking doc for pitches to freelancing. She now uses an Excel spreads...
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You’ve got to laugh: why a sense of humour helps in dark times

Humour makes us more resilient, creative and resourceful – so is more important than ever during a pandemicFive years ago my brother awoke to dreadful news. His close friend was on a business trip in Mali, staying in the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako. It had been stormed by Islamist militants and, ultimately, 170 hostages were taken, 20 killed. My brother’s friend, a Canadian, was on the seventh floor. Gun battles exploded directly below him. Escape wasn’t possible. He locked himself in the bathr...
Tags: Psychology, Comedy, Science, Life and style, Humour, Culture, Health & wellbeing, Mali, Bamako, Radisson, Radisson Blu

Perfumed Horoscope: October 12 - October 18

  This week leads us to the new moon on Thursday, meaning we should take it easy, just enjoy the seasonal changes and not overwhelm ourselves with too many new projects. At the same time, the warrior planet Mars is very active, and may have us more energized than usual. So yes, think of what things you can bring closure to, and remain focused on them. This week we are recommending the marve... Read full article: Perfumed Horoscope: October 12 - October 18 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colog...
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Cleaning up: the social media stars making housework cool

Donning the Marigolds need not be a chore, according to a new breed of influencers who say cleaning is fun and aspirationalThere were fears that this autumn’s bumper crop of books would see some titles overlooked – but one volume definitely didn’t get brushed under the carpet. This Is Me by Sophie Hinchliffe, better known as the Instagram cleaning sensation Mrs Hinch, was the runaway hit of Super Thursday on 1 October, fighting stiff competition from almost 800 other hardbacks published that day...
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'We can’t put a barrier on the border': Welsh town fears influx from English Covid hotspots

In Montgomery, the steady flow of tourists from across the border is seen as mixed blessingSharon and Tommy Gee, who run the Spar store in Montgomery, a picturesque town in mid-Wales a mile from the English border, admit they are worried.They operate a friendly shop and are keen both to serve their local community and give a warm welcome to the many visitors drawn by the castle, the cafes, the pubs and the good hiking and cycling routes. Continue reading...
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Oudfest 2020: Sights and Smells of the Rarest of Woods

  Last weekend I found myself deep in the woods in Roswell, Georgia; not very far from Atlanta, but very far from the sounds and distractions of traffic and other forms of noise pollution. Nearly all of us who are interested in perfume have heard of oud (that extremely precious wood) particularly after it hit its apex of obsessive heights in mass market perfumes. But oud, also known as agar, aga... Read full article: Oudfest 2020: Sights and Smells of the Rarest of Woods from Fragrantica Perfu...
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