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Summer Scentsations - Natural Perfumery workshops

Summer Scentsations - Natural Perfumery workshops

After my sojourn in Northumberland at Dilston Physic Garden, I have two Natural Perfumery classes in London this Summer.  Come and join me!

Perfumery at Dilston Physic Gardens

Perfumery at Dilston Physic Gardens

This time next week I shall be ensconced in the enervating environs of Northumberland, teaching a Natural Perfumery workshop at...

Autumn skincare workshops

Autumn skincare workshops

Doesn't this picture just make you want to pull on your boots and KICK up those leaves with unabashed glee!!

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.

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.

In the forests of Sweden

In the forests of Sweden

A friend provided me an inspiration for a blend the other week, she has spent many memorable breaks inSweden and loved the smell of the forests, with their cool, resinous, coniferous aromas.

Renaissance Beauty Secrets - Natural Cosmetic Making

If my previous post on the 17th century beauty lecture I attended whetted your appetite, well exciting news...