“A Nice Way to Think About One’s Relationship with Time and Objects”–A Chat About Perfume with Shiamin Kwa

Welcome to the perfume episode! (Well, hopefully the first of many perfume episodes.) Let’s take a temporary glamour break from everything that’s awful in the world right now, shall we? Much like my very first episode of the… Read More

The Smell of Wet Wood

For a long time, beginning in my teens, my signature smell was vanilla. I’d read The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter for school and became obsessed with the detail that Mick Kelly would wear “a drop of vanilla”… Read More

Sensitivity Strategy

As I mentioned back at the end of December, I’ve amassed a substantial collection of perfume over the past few years, thanks to reading blog reviews and books and purchasing samples from a variety of online shops. Choosing… Read More