general thoughts

Jasmine, in watercolor, and starting 2014

The past few days have seen me relaxing a bit. It was a great 2013, no complaints there, but it was also rather loaded with work and I missed downtime to sketch and play. I am not the kind of person who comes up with New Year’s resolutions, really. Are you? Here’s the thing: Life’s […]

what's up?

today at tauerville: another logistics highlight

Today we get another shipment out, from my super mini factory consisting of two rooms, downhill of where I write these lines. It is kind of an average medium sized shipment, 8 boxes, with some 24 perfumes each, but as we have enough palettes narrowing the room for storage, I put it all together on […]

creating scents

how about an eau fraiche

Today, I have a little secret to share. In today’s picture you see a photo that I did a moment ago: My jasmine bush is still blooming inside the house. Hence I took a photo of one of the “petals” that you find in NOONTIDE petals because I want to share a piece of thought […]

Tableau de Parfums

Day 6 of the advent calendar

Welcome to day 6 of the advent calendar. Today, for the first time this season, my little jasmine bush is blooming. It’s scent: Amazing, wonderful creamy and rich, but less intense compared to a jasmine flower in the wild. Mine lives a wild life only in summer and then, by mid October, the plant needs […]

Give aways and goodiesmaking of

bridges to the heart

Before we take the retrospective scalpel again and do some EAU D’ÉPICES heart inspection: here is a note on an upcoming draw in our upcoming newsletter. Yesterday, after having boxed some 100 flacons of Orange Star, I managed to finish a draft version 1 of the newsletter 1 that I schedule for publication September 15, […]