Didn’t we all have chores? Except mine weren’t professionally photographed… . .
There is an angry wind from the north that comes down the canyons of Los Angeles like flames from the nostrils of Beelzebub. The autumn wind from the Mohave is… Read more JUST THE FACTS MA’AM ~ Frank No.2 by Frank Los Angeles | SCENTS MEMORY →
…another re-post from last year while I recuperate, and a great book about an unsuspected side of Hollywood… Chandlerburr.com. Chandler Burr has written several books, two on perfume, one on… Read more Author Chandler Burr wrote a novel all about Hollywood (and gives some insight on why we write) →
THE SCENE I bid you welcome to the most unsettling afternoon tea party in an English rose garden of which, I hazard, you will ever partake. An afternoon tea, in… Read more MURDER MOST FRAGRANT! ~ Guest Review of L’Aimant by Coty by The Perfumed Dandy. | SCENTS MEMORY →
Year after year she looks with serene beauty toward the horizon of eternity. She has been doing this for a while, long before the museum acquired her. In fact she… Read more SCENTS MEMORY | There is nothing like the smell of a man, or the sight of Lady Hamilton →
What to get for…? Liu by Guerlain The Perfumed Dandy’s 12 Days Before Christmas Part I | The Perfumed Dandy.
Please do go visit my friend, The Perfumed Dandy, an excerpt from one of his exquisite pieces of fiction, masquerading as a critique on scent is below. As is a… Read more What to get for…? Liu by Guerlain The Perfumed Dandy’s 12 Days Before Christmas Part I | The Perfumed Dandy. →
The sweep of history, the allure of love, and the spark of humor – all in one package. This is what Lanier does so well. And, thank you Mr. Smith… Read more MODERNISM AND NO.5 ~ Chanel No.5 | SCENTS MEMORY →
1924, two ladies ride the steam shovel while Beachwood Canyon undergoes development: Now, when I used to hike with friends from back east I had a set route, across the… Read more BEACHWOOD CANYON →