Les Senteurs

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l’oudh

I have sent the newsletter out and since then I am a little bit under water. Thank you to all of you who ordered. The newsletter was about the miniature of PHI-une rose de Kandahar added to the miniatures (there are just two right now: PHI and LDDM, aka air du désert marocain), available here. […]

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what a blast

If in the London area: Mark your calendar April 26 I’ll be at Les Senteurs for a STORIES event. (you might want to register for their newsletter in order to get details). Having said that: I am back from a great trip. Great for many reasons. The desert at Joshua Tree National Park was in […]

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out of town

today, hurray! finally and uff! and all: I will fly to London, for tomorrow’s launch event at Les Senteurs in the heart of London, surrounded by the best what selective perfumery has to offer. The launch date is going to see a full moon – and a super full moon-  and it is about as […]

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new passport

Tomorrow, I can fetch my new passport. I applied for it 10 days ago and wow! this was quite an experience. You start applying online, organize a date and time, pick your 15 minutes slot, go there, get a picture done -I am not sure whether they do an iris picture ,too – fingerprints and […]

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business gut feeling

so yes, I was in London the day before yesterday, for about 20 hours and today’s picture is kind of a proof. I am not totally sure, but I think it was in the Holborn station where I took it. Usually, when traveling somewhere for business reasons, I try to stay another day: It did […]

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an extra day

I will present a few thoughts on roses on Thursday evening, organized by Les Senteurs. Thus, I will travel to London. Yesterday, my friendly airline informed me that November 30 the UK border agency folks are on  strike and that the airlines flies but they cannot really tell about the immigration procedures. It may be […]

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rainbow

tomorrow, I shall fly to London, and visit my favorite perfumery there: Les Senteurs. The last time I was there, I was shopping for Grossmith, a flacon of Phul Nana in its lovely packaging and with this twisted (in a very positive sense) perfume that builds a beautiful bridge to a past long gone. And […]

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a sixty second man

I am back from Heathrow and in full speed motion again after a few great relaxing days. The two getting together (with folks from Les Senteurs and Scent and Sensibility) were fun and we explored the two new fragrances: The ROSE VERMEILLE and the L’EAU D’ÉPICES. And again, mea culpa, I forgot that these the […]

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leaving work bench for a while

I am busy with the last minute preparations before leaving for London in an hour or two. And, to be honest, I am leaving happily, also in light of the last few days that were really, really, really busy.  Looking forward to fish and chips or alike, a pint and getting together with lovely folks […]

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London party

Today’s picture shows you a scan of a protea, a plant like from an other planet. Actually, it is from South Africa and we got the flower as a gift from guests yesterday. Spacey, right? End next week, I will be -not on another planet- but another place: I visit the UK again. If you […]