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The last week felt a bit like 24/7. And this week will continue like that. Because…. I will leave in 7 days for a short vacation. And I will close the tauer perfumes website for a couple of days, too. For two reasons: I cannot fulfill orders when absent. And we will do some upgrades […]

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it happens

Fragrant greetings from Zurich, where I am behind commenting the comments on yesterday’s post and some facebook posts. Sorry! But here’s the thing: When headind for the factory, I run out of my data package for Switzerland on the ipad, and loading more data by paying for them did not work. It turned out yesterday […]

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Il minimo culturale, que vuole

On Friday, I did a photo of the 02-l’air du désert marocain flacon with its outer packaging. I kind of like it a lot, as there is a certain unpretentiousness going with it. … you know: No pseudo vintage arrangements of objects, no human beings, no body fluids, saliva or alike, a presentation stripped down, […]

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the first snow of the season

Tonight we got the first snow in Zurich, and the first jasmine flower  on my little jasmine bush in the basement opened up and sends its perfume out. Quite intoxicating. This morning, we got the shipment back from Madrid, another circle closing, and the box survived, sort of. Thus, I know again why we pack […]

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Letters to a fellow perfumer (2)

Back from Grenoble! It was  a bit of a drive down there and back in a day, but true worth it. More on this trip later. There is hope for Tauer in France… I have perfect reading recommendation for your weekend: Mandy Aftel and Andy Tauer’s Letters to a fellow perfumer. Continued here on Nathan […]

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creative day

Uff. It is Friday, this week’s big shipment is ready in front of the house for pick-up by Schenker, and I can worry about other things, such as my hair or creation of new perfumes. I decided that Friday afternoon will be my “creative day”, translating into at least 4 hours working on fragrances. Otherwise, […]