Category Archives: Blogging

Red’s Ultimate Fragrance Blogroll Post

The time has come to do something useful in this life.  And at this very moment, I am struck by the need for somebody to create a simple travel guide to the world of fragrance.  Something useful to newcomers.  Something … Continue reading

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Going Postal: Addressing the Perfume Mailability Problem at USPS with Technology

I will admit that I’ve been a merciless critic of the USPS in regard to fragrance mailability.  When it was pointed out to me on Basenotes that it is far easier to mail fragrances in China – as in RED … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Hinoki Oh

This post was inspired by the amazing and unique Comme des Garçons fragrance Monocle Scent One: Hinoki.  Everything you are about to read is true.  As determined by a secret court that you cannot question, using secret law that you … Continue reading

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We Interrupt This Blog

…for this important message. We regret to inform  our few readers, that we are unable to continue our series of reviews, Letters to Primrose.  We may resume reviews of these scents at some time in the future, but due to … Continue reading

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Patchouli 24 / Patchouly 1974

Well, here I am again – late for the second time in just three attempts to blog in an advent calendar format.  Only a month of Primrose’s samples to go!  I did actually sniff #3 yesterday.  I had all day … Continue reading

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Dear Primrose (in the Steampunk Universe)

Dear Primrose, Please forgive the tardy nature of this correspondence.  It approaches Christmas in the Electrical Universe, and I am therefore quite busy.  Compounding the busy season, there is a curious tradition here, in which all presents for Christmas must … Continue reading

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Letters To Primrose

One of my oldest and best friends in the fragrance world is Primrose, who is surely one of our “alpha dandies” on Basenotes.  Along with the other veterans of that forum, she has managed to maintain it as one of … Continue reading

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