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Dusita Perfumes

Perfume PosseDusita Perfumes Dusita is a line that I loved immediately.  Not everything was my favorite, but I really thought I had written about them in the past, and come to find out, I don’t think I have or I only did it… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseDusita Perfumes
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


All That Green

Perfume PosseAll That Green Most guests who come to my Summer garden are gobsmacked by the ridiculous profusion of lilies, peonies and roses – and for good reason:  I haz a LOT of them and the sight and smell is outrageous.  But a select… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseAll That Green
Tags: Green, Beauty, Winner, Giveaway, Perfume Reviews, Surrender to Chance, Surrendertochance.com, Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Crush


Timothy Han

Perfume PosseTimothy Han This is the new-to-me house I mentioned last week. I had done one of these (bought all the samples from a new-to-me house) a month or so ago and the results were so meh and pedestrian that I didn’t bother… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseTimothy Han
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews, Timothy Han


Tilleul by Le Galion

Perfume PosseTilleul by Le Galion Hey posse, Le Galion doesn’t get the love it deserves. Beautifully crafted, elegant, seamless fragrances that are so refined and balanced. It’s easy to miss how gorgeous they are in the rush for new and weird. I’m seriously surprised that… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseTilleul by Le Galion
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Fragrance, Samples, Portia, Givaudan, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Sample, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Le Galion, Quentin Bisch


The ‘want’ monster

Perfume PosseThe ‘want’ monster I’ve got a set of samples coming from a new-to-me house but they don’t arrive till Monday. So, we’re going down this rabbit hole today. I don’t need things. I whisper this to myself with some regularity. But the want… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseThe ‘want’ monste
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Eau de Narcisse Bleu by Hermès

Perfume PosseEau de Narcisse Bleu by Hermès Hey Posse. Yes, this is another arrival in the same package as Kenzo Jungle and Guerlain Ginger Piccante. It seems I decided to buy some super summer spritzes as we head into winter down here in Oz. Well, it was… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseEau de Narcisse Bleu by Hermès
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Hermès, Fragrance, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Jean-Claude Ellena, Perfume review, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Kenzo Jungle, Narcisse Bleu, Guerlain Ginger Piccante


Slumberhouse Sova

Perfume PosseSlumberhouse Sova Are there ever brands that you must sort of miss, even though there is so much buzz around them?  Yeah, me here with Slumberhouse. They seem to have disappeared maybe during the pandemic or for a while before that?  Not… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseSlumberhouse Sova
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews, Slumberhouse Sova


Musings-adjacent. Ish.

Perfume PosseMusings-adjacent. Ish. Well, howdy!  It’s that time of Time, where I don’t have anything particularly pithy to say – and I certainly DO NOT have a perfume review.  I don’t really even have … musings… right now… though I guess these natterings… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseMusings-adjacent. Ish.
Tags: Beauty, Clean, Iris, Musings, Giveaway, The New Yorker, Carl Zimmer, James Hamblin, Judy Davis, The End Of Men, Perfume Reviews, The Atlantic Monthly, Aaron Pedersen, Mystery Road, Jay Swan, Surrendertochance.com


Zen and the holiday weekend

Perfume PosseZen and the holiday weekend It’s a three-day weekend. The sun has been out for days. The weather is decidedly warm. I am thankful. After so much poor weather and stressful work it is good to have the space to just breathe. Saturday started with… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseZen and the holiday weekend
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Ginger Piccante by Guerlain (Aqua Allegoria)

Perfume PosseGinger Piccante by Guerlain (Aqua Allegoria) Hey Posse. Ginger Piccante was on my radar since first hearing about it. A pepper/ginger/citrus in the light and breezy Aqua Allegoria style is exactly my cup of tea. Sign me up! I went to town and spritzed it a… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseGinger Piccante by Guerlain (Aqua Allegoria)
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Fragrance, Samples, Guerlain, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Surrender to Chance, Sample, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Surrendertochance.com


Nothing for Today!

Perfume PosseNothing for Today! After two weeks of rain and clouds, I woke up this morning with a clear sky! I don’t think there’s any more meaning to that than, well, hopefully the spring monsoons are over. The birds are weird and picky now. … Continue Reading → Perfume PosseNothing for Today!
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Peak Cicada

Perfume PossePeak Cicada This is the emergence month of Brood X of the 17-year periodical cicada, one of the largest swarms in the world, and my area is a hotspot.  Brood X is pronounced “Brood Ten” if you’re acknowledging the Latin enumeration, or… Continue Reading → Perfume PossePeak Cicada
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Walking after midnight

Perfume PosseWalking after midnight The Patsy Cline song of the post title popped up in the book I last read in my current series (Mark Billingham Detective Tom Thorne). The main character is into country & western, but not the smooth sappy stuff (queue… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseWalking after midnight
Tags: Beauty, Patsy Cline, Perfume Reviews, Mark Billingham, Tom Thorne


Masque Milano Lost Alice

Perfume PosseMasque Milano Lost Alice Masque Milano Lost Alice, created by Mackenzie Reilly, is a 2021 gourmand launch in the Opera collection.  Let’s use the company’s copy here because, well, it is perfect.. IV – I LOST ALICE A frabjous olfactory journey into too much… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseMasque Milano Lost Alice
Tags: Beauty, Alice, Perfume Reviews, Mackenzie Reilly, Alice Masque Milano Lost Alice


When Did You Know You Were Home

Perfume PosseWhen Did You Know You Were Home A bit ago, I was chatting with a friend about what it means to be Home and I asked ‘when did you know you were Home?’.  For her, it wasn’t a house, it was the moment  she first stepped into… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseWhen Did You Know You Were Home
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Drowning and Dreaming

Perfume PosseDrowning and Dreaming I’m at a loss. It has rained, it is raining, it will rain. We get 40% more precip than London, which is saying something. After years in this country I fully understand why people talk endlessly about the weather. Decades… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseDrowning and Dreaming
Tags: London, Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Velvet Splendour by Goldfield & Banks

Perfume PosseVelvet Splendour by Goldfield & Banks Hey Posse. I’m not sure why it took me so long ro buy a bottle of Velvet Splendour by Goldfield & Banks. When it first came out in 2019 I tried it in the airport and was instantly WOWed. At… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseVelvet Splendour by Goldfield & Banks
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Fragrance, Portia, Goldfield, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Niche Perfume, Goldfield & Banks, Indie Perfume, Independent Perfume


Vertigo is also for the birds

Perfume PosseVertigo is also for the birds This is a short post today!  Another bout of vertigo started last night, and in the 24-hours later getting better phase –I feel like I’m walking around on a ship on rolling seas right now instead of piss-drunk trying to… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseVertigo is also for the birds
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Vertgio is also for the birds

Perfume PosseVertgio is also for the birds This is a short post today!  Another bout of vertigo started last night, and in the 24-hours later getting better phase –I feel like I’m walking around on a ship on rolling seas right now instead of piss-drunk trying to… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseVertgio is also for the birds
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


The Things That Come When We Go

Perfume PosseThe Things That Come When We Go As I dropped a big bag of Granny Smith apples into the refrigerator crisper, I thought to myself, I wonder if this is the last bag.  That is, the last bag of Granny Smiths I will buy before my kids… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseThe Things That Come When We Go
Tags: Beauty, Ramblings, Perfume Reviews


Annick Goutal Ninfeo Mio

Perfume PosseAnnick Goutal Ninfeo Mio The past two weeks were March; this week is April. Maybe by mid-May it will be May. Afraid I haven’t been at my chirpiest recently. It’s finally starting to get warm and the garden has gotten its grow on, but… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseAnnick Goutal Ninfeo Mio
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews, Annick Goutal Ninfeo Mio, PosseAnnick Goutal Ninfeo Mio


Violette Precieuse (vintage) by Caron

Perfume PosseViolette Precieuse (vintage) by Caron Hi Posse Peeps! I was searching the Surrender To Chance site recently and I came across a rare beauty. A decant of vintage Caron Violette Precieuse from 1913 version, created by Ernest Daltroff. This fragrance was re-released in 2017 but I was… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseViolette Precieuse (vintage) by Caron
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Perfume, Fragrance, Vintage, Samples, Portia, Caron, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Surrender to Chance, Sample, Amazing Perfume Bloggers


The Nue Co Forest Lungs

Perfume PosseThe Nue Co Forest Lungs The Nue Co Forest Lungs was one of those perfumes that you just giggle at the copy. Well, I do because I’m horribly immature.  It says “A unisex anti-stress fragrance supplement that delivers the healing effects of nature on the… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseThe Nue Co Forest Lungs
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews, Nue Co Forest Lungs


A Fine Romance

Perfume PosseA Fine Romance   A few days ago a (fully vaxxed and masked – settle down, people) friend visited.  On the way to the garden she stopped to look at a stack of books on the table. Ted Chiang’s ‘Exhalation’  – a nod… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseA Fine Romance
Tags: Beauty, Ted Chiang, Giveaway, Romance novels, Perfume Reviews, Julia Quinn, Bridgerton, Rachel Vorona Cote, Slut-shaming, A Lady Awakened, Cecilia Grant, Ceciliagrant.com, Http://www.sarahmaclean.net, Jessicawluther.com, Lisakleypas.com, Smartbitchestrashybooks.com


The dark side?

Perfume PosseThe dark side? Happy May Day. To my joy, at least one of the lily of the valley I planted last autumn might well bloom. Though late. The weather here has been impossible. We’re due gales again. Last week was mad. Usually the… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseThe dark side?
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Isabey Gardenia

Perfume PosseIsabey Gardenia Hey there Posse! Yes, I’m still sampling up a storm over here in Sydney. This week I’ve grabbed out Isabey Gardenia. I love the brand and have a nearly empty travel of Tendre Nuit and an original FB of Fleur… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseIsabey Gardenia
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Sydney, Perfume, Fragrance, Samples, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Surrender to Chance, Sample, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Surrendertochance.com


Landscaping and Summer/Beach Perfumes

Perfume PosseLandscaping and Summer/Beach Perfumes Finally!  It feels like spring is here and summer close on its heels. We turned on the pool heater now that we are steadily in the 70s and 80s, we’ve been in it! I’m still assessing the winter damage for… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseLandscaping and Summer/Beach Perfumes
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Plans are Afoot

Perfume PossePlans are Afoot Hey, folks.  So, I have news.  In the next five weeks, my 18-year-old man-boys are moving out of the house and up to Portland, Maine and in with their older sister, we rented a bigger place for them (their sister… Continue Reading → Perfume PossePlans are Afoot
Tags: Beauty, Portland Maine, Perfume Reviews


All else being Equalizer

Perfume PosseAll else being Equalizer The end of last week was … Thursday AM early the car went in for a service. It had been running hot and I was pretty sure something ‘significant’ was wrong. It’s old for a car (10 years) but the… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseAll else being Equalize
Tags: Beauty, Perfume Reviews


Solid Girls

Perfume PosseSolid Girls When I was in my late teens I fell in love with the 1940s version of Pride and Prejudice.  Of course, I was Elizabeth Bennet … of course.  Late teens. I’m now at A Certain Age.  And, with age,  identifications… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseSolid Girls
Tags: Beauty, Cinderella, Characters, Elizabeth Bennet, Sarah MacLean, Perfume Reviews, Lisa Kleypas, Lady Catherine, Pride and Prejudice, Jessica Luther, Pat Carroll, Luckyscent.com, Surrendertochance.com, Amouage Beloved, Blame March, Jean Patou Joy



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