Each Sunday, Amanda Feeley at Essentual Alchemy shares some of the best music ever composed. Amanda composes and creates completely beautiful, intriguing and evocative perfumes. I hope you enjoy her sublime choice of renaissance music today.
It is in the dark kitchen that you must watch the working of the still, the brazier, the mass of red copper, the brightly dressed servant, the whiteness of orange blossom and the softness of rose petals which produce the intoxicating smell. The whole atmosphere is violent and mysterious, which is doubtless necessary for the... Continue Reading →
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You might like to visit the blog perfume pharmer, from Monica Miller of Skye Botanicals. Recently I became a guest reviewer there. I have the lovely job of reviewing fine, natural perfumes, a task entirely compatible with my philosophy for health and healing. Pleasure, art, beauty, sensuality... they're so important, yet in the modern biomedical... Continue Reading →
Late 2010 – early 2011 A 21st century multi-media, interactive, self-paced course of ancient wisdom and sensory cultivation will be available by subscription. This is a very special project, possibly one of the first of its kind, and I’m developing it now. This course is for you if: You're interested in truly knowing your own... Continue Reading →
What have you smelt in the air around you today? The room you're in? Your backyard? Your neighbourhood? On the body of your beloved, or your infant child? How did you feel? What did you think to do and say? Which do you prefer to smell, and why? Let us know with a comment, below.... Continue Reading →
Sometimes we chance upon a piece of writing so evocative, beautiful, rich and real, that we are transported into the experience of the writer. Today I chanced upon this wonderful piece The Olfactory Safari. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Another happy discovery this week: I picked up a fabulous book... Continue Reading →