Freudian Smells of Summer

Freudian Smells of Summer

I blinked a few times and now it's July - how can it be???  Maybe I have been bestowed with the power of moving at warp speed at the mere hint of an eyelash flutter!

October Perfume Events - Ghosts, Grasses + Gogol

October Perfume Events - Ghosts, Grasses + Gogol

Another week, another tempting array of olfactory adventures to drag me away from my desk and Accounts (argggg): 

Sunflowers, Carrots and Cocktails - A week of botanical inspiration

Sunflowers, Carrots and Cocktails - A week of botanical inspiration

I think I have rather overbooked my diary this month!  London is the cultural + social equivalent of Wonka's chocolate factory, there is a smorgasbord of events for every taste, inclination and budget.

Strawberries and Mint - is it Pimm's o'clock?

Strawberries and Mint - is it Pimm's o'clock?

Why not be inspired by a classic summer Cocktail to create your own botanical beauty recipe? Summer is breathing its last sigh, as are we. Have you noticed the evenings draw in earlier (and earlier!)?

Fragrances of the Georgian Court

Fragrances of the Georgian Court

It was lovely to revisit Hampton Court Palace this year to provide an afternoon workshop as part of their ‘Secrets of the Royal Bedchamber’ Exhibition.

BBC Gardeners' World Live Exhibition - NEC Birmingham

BBC Gardeners' World Live Exhibition - NEC Birmingham

AT LAST, the sun has finally made an appearance, the world seems a brighter place and everything is looking and smelling glorious.