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on Afghan roses

Right now, I am smelling rose oil, from a paper strip, organic quality, from Afghanistan. It is produced in quantities that are much lower than the demand as its quality is amazing. I was told that we have to wait for the next harvest to get more. I got 50 grams. I mentioned it before: […]

creating scents

the thing with roses

I guess have a thing with roses. Thus, here comes the promised post on rosy matters.  I got a lovely mail today, where someone admires what I do with roses. These mails are of course lovely to read, but here is the truth: The trick is quite simple. Just use the real thing. You remember […]


a word on roses

Yesterday, on our weekly half marathon jogging tour, we passed by the cemetery to visit two graves. The cemetery was still, or rather: again, full of blooming roses. This summer was very special, wet, not too hot, and it seems to have been an ideal rose summer. The roses on the graves came in all […]