Scottish landscapes in Kingdom Scotland scents

Kilchurn Castle, Scotland Scotland boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes, the most rich history, and the most proudly patriotic people in the world. Talk about Scotland and you cannot fail to touch upon the rugged mountains and lush, verdant glens; the majestic cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and the beautiful lochs that dot the landscape. You might consider the tapestry of history... Read full article: Scottish landscapes in Kingdom Scotland scents from Fragrantica Perfumes and...
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Al Haramain Perfumes Celebrates 50 Anniversary Of The Brand

  Al Haramain Perfumes is based in United Arab Emirates is and well known for the production of traditional Arabian fragrances in several forms and concentrations: attars, home fragrances, incenses. The company was founded in 1970. From its humble beginnings in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the company has since grown from a single agarwood trading store to owning a wide and ever-growing f... Read full article: Al Haramain Perfumes Celebrates 50 Anniversary Of The Brand from Fragrantica Pe...
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World Premiere: Masque Milano Ray-Flection

Niche Italian perfumery brand Masque Milano held a special and unique online event on November 14th, 2020, where they revealed their new fragrance that opens the new collection Act.IV – "Act of Dreams." The fragrances of this house are organized in groups of 4, each one representing an "ACT" in the opera of MASQUE. The new Act comes after the acts named "experiences", "interior monologues" ... Read full article: World Premiere: Masque Milano Ray-Flection from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes...
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How to Wash Your Makeup Brushes Video Tutorial

If you’re going into lockdown again, you might have some time on your hands, and it’s probably time to wash your brushes. Here’s how I do it and they come out sparkling clean. I... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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When rearranging a drawer is restful: the magic of ‘pottering’

How small tasks can benefit our state of mindFor Anna McGovern there is a satisfying, sensory pleasure to be had in rinsing milk bottles: “The very best thing about getting your milk delivered is ‘rinsing and returning’. Don’t cheat by putting your bottles in the dishwasher. Wash them, by hand. Put a small amount of water in the bottle, slosh the water around, put your hand over the top, shake it up and down, upturn the bottle, glugging the water out, then head for your doorstep and put out the ...
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A bath with a view in an attic conversion

Clay walls and calming garden vistas bring Japanese elegance to a London loftTaking a bath properly requires being able to guiltlessly linger, hang out, and/or do nothing whatsoever.” So said Leonard Koren, the American design philosopher, who also holds the lofty-sounding title of “bathing expert” and who, in 1976, founded Wet magazine, a periodical dedicated to gourmet bathing.There was no stipulation of a good view, but a bath with a view and space to linger in is precisely what architectural...
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La Belle Saison Houbigant: Grasse In Bloom

The venerable French perfume house Houbigant continues to revive its fragrances from the past. Starting with the legendary Fougere Royale in 2010, the new owners of the brand, the Perris family, have gradually reached for the lesser-known fragrances. In the spring of 2020, with the help of perfumer Celine Ellena, they launched La Belle Saison, a perfume whose name has long been known only to col... Read full article: La Belle Saison Houbigant: Grasse In Bloom from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colog...
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21 things to do before ringing in 2021

Here, we offer this year’s list in hopes of giving a bit of perspective as we head into a new year and a new chapter in our lives.
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I've been lucky enough to meet my childhood heroes. It's (mostly) been a thrill | Hadley Freeman

I’d love to suggest I embarked on my career with a grand plan. But really, it was just me wanting to meet people I like to watchNever meet your heroes is the cliche, as everyone knows. Except me, apparently, because I have spent my career doing the opposite. In fact, it was down to my insistence on meeting people I admire that I have a job at all. The year was 1999, and I was not, contrary to what Prince had promised, partying at all. Instead, I was doing interviews for my student paper, because...
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Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: Why You’d Be Disappointed With a Visit to the Early Church Have you ever wondered what it might be like to visit one of the earliest churches? If you stopped in on a service, I think you’d likely be disappointed. In fact, I doubt you’d ever go back. It is a Weakness of Faith to Refuse to Mourn the Death of Loved Ones As believers, we should not grieve like those who have no hope, but that does not mean we should not grieve at all (1 Thes. 4:13)...
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‘I want to give my child the best’: the race to grow human breast milk in a lab

Thought up by a tired new mother, and now backed by Bill Gates, manufactured human milk sounds like the stuff of science fiction. But just how liberating will it be?Dr Leila Strickland became a mother when she was a few months away from completing her postdoctorate fellowship in cell biology at Stanford University. She spent the first three months of her son’s life “at home on maternity leave, relentlessly struggling to breastfeed. I was having a hard time producing enough milk.” She never expec...
Tags: Family, Science, Life and style, Breastfeeding, Health & wellbeing, Bill Gates, Parents and parenting, Stanford University She, Leila Strickland

Government Bailouts, Groups and Your Career

In business, innovation comes from the freedom to operate; stagnation and failure result when a government attempts to legislate business. Limiting peoples’ ability to make a certain amount of money... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Selling, Automotive, Career Advice, Accounting, Insurance Companies, Salesman, Keeping a Job, Job Search Guru, Finding a Job, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World, Job Search Blog, Your Career, Advancement, American Economy

Blind date: 'We realised we have matching tattoos'

Junior, 35, international student recruiter, meets Lizzi, 29, lingerie buyerWhat were you hoping for?Love. Or, failing that, good conversation with someone outside my normal circle, tasty food and a break from the endless pile of washing-up that lockdown has created. Continue reading...
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