making of

my little lemontree

My little lemon tree, sitting in the basement where it is cooler, waiting to be freed and to get outside when the days are warmer again, this little lemon tree has two lemons getting ready for harvest. And lots of flower buds that will open soon. Actually, the tree is not that little anymore and this […]


Lemon tree is out again

Don’t forget: The post Easter draw is soon over. Tomorrow, I will pick winners. If you haven’t: Make sure to leave a comment there (click here). Yesterday, I put the lemon tree out again; out of the house, into the wild, with lots of sunshine and fresh air, and bees. It is a small tree, […]

what's up?

it is the season

Yesterday, the travel agency Tauer booked the upcoming travels for November, December. Some of them at least, bringing me in December to London, and end November to the Duftcontor in Oldenburg, and a few other places. I still haven’t decided on Paris, although I should but I do not really feel like going there in […]

designmaking of


Today, we will pour a lot of RÊVERIE AU JARDIN into flacons, because we see yet another mini boom for the Rêverie, and put the NEW  design wooden tops onto the top of the filled and crimped flacons. These black top covers are made from beech wood, by the way, by a family owned Austrian […]

creating scents

it's the rosmary or nada silage bomb

For a variety of reasons, desperately falling in love with neroli lately being one of them, I work on an eau de cologne. Or a “cologne”. So far, my cologne trial was very, very classical, and a typical eau de cologne. An explosion of citrus right in front of you. Eau de colognes in the […]

designwhat's up?

back in normal waters

Sodeli…(Swiss German for well, well…) we are back in sort of normal mode.  Normal mode for end September is packing and dispatching a lot of boxes which is, despite the fact that it is work, a true joy to me. I love to say bye bye to parcels and boxes and wish them farewell on […]


turning on mating instincts

From Ape to Gentleman has a nice clipping and reviews on Tauer. Thus, I am doing it for the second time this week: Enjoy Chris’ writing on Tauer… by clicking here you get to the “Ape to Gentleman” page. A great name for a website: Ape to Gentleman… Now, a few lines on the EAU […]