This year is drawing to an end, and it is quite unbelievable how quick! With the festive season approaching faster than I can grasp on to the saddle, and with only three weeks until the start of 2019, let me introduce you to another delicious fragrance which I am sure you will enjoy.Continue reading “Esxence Diary – Cap Neroli by Parfums de Nicolai”
My journey with Sylvaine Delacourte creations began many years ago. Yet then I didn’t even know that this beautiful lady is the nose behind the famous Guerlain Insolence, and could not even imagine that years later I would be chatting to her in Milan….
Back in 2009 I was just making my first steps into this fragrant world… And this time I am diving into the aromatic planet, called Vanilla!
This map is not a regular map… It is a different kind of map. It leads through emotions, flutters, passion. And it is very personal. Very private…
The first time I heard / read about Map of the Heart was probably in one of the perfume discussion groups on Facebook. And I was so fascinated about this extremely unusual shaped bottle – yes, the shape of a real heart! – that it stuck with me ever since. Continue reading “Esxence Diary – Map of the Heart”
Majda Bekkali sounds like a magical spell to me.. This is a name of a very creative and passionate lady, born in Morocco. And this relatively new fragrance house is with us since 2009.
As soon as I close my eyes I can instantly envision the beautifully shaped bottles. They are like stones – so smooth and sleek like the ones caressed by the constant movement of waves… And those colourful ‘stones’ fit your hand perfectly, just like a favourite mug, the one and only… Now, the scents that fill those gorgeous bottles are purely exceptional pieces of art. Each one of them is telling a different story, with passion for life pulsing through.. Continue reading “Esxence Diary – Majda Bekkali”
#scentoftheday Vanille Noire by Yves Rocher.
This is a sharp, heady vanilla. Warming the body and lifting the spirit. Continue reading “Yves Rocher – Vanille Noire”
Today was the very first day I ever saw the thermometer bar reach 30 C heat in Ireland… After ten years, I can hardly remember what that feels like… Our usual Irish weather would be a balmy 16 C, rain or shine.. ok ok, sometimes we would get an odd 20 C, but only for a day or two… This time, the record breaking heat wave is set to stay with us for another two weeks! Continue reading “Heatwave Challenge”
When poetry meets perfume, something magical happens..
And what am I
if not a whisper in the wind…
I can only write what sits heavy on the heart.
As soon as it’s done, thoughts wander off…