Monthly Archives: April 2011

Deer Off – The Ultimate Scrubber

********** There are some parts of being a perfume critic which sound like fun, but in reality are truly painful.  Alas, the requisite panning of the sole offering by a new niche house is one of these arduous tasks.  Thus, … Continue reading

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China Bans Time Travel – Antigravity Remains Unaffected

China Bans Time Travel. Antigravity Working Intermittently, Like Google. In a move which puzzles only the most sane readers, China has banned time travel and similar plot clichés from new television programming.  Also under house arrest are myths, superstitions, fantasy, … Continue reading

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Jasmin Imperatrice Liberté

I have always loved jasmine.  One of my favorite notes, I own several jasmine fragrances, and I wait patiently for several more, including one particular Creed.  Now, with all this talk of a “jasmine revolution” sweeping the world (possibly even … Continue reading

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Flying Toward The No-Fly Zone (of Fragrance and Other Things)

[This post was composed as I was leaving on vacation on March 17, 2011.  Instead of sleeping or watching movies on the airplane TV screen, I decided to blog.  The post, just uploaded from my iPad, remains unchanged from the original.] … Continue reading

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