Perfume

Thief of Roses

by Angeliska on June 13, 2014

I was raised to adore roses. My mother loved them passionately, and watching her nurture them, prize them, photograph and paint them, I always knew that they were sacred to her. From early on, I came to associate her name, (…)

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Cold Winter Moon, Solstice Blue

by Angeliska on December 18, 2013

The Full Cold Moon in Gemini is still soaring above as I write this, casting a bright purity of blue light over the trees grown bare with the season. I am always shocked by how much stronger the moonlight seems (…)

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L’Autre

by Angeliska on November 30, 2012

I’ve been wanting to draw this all together for awhile, ever since I found a half-full bottle of Diptyque’s L’Autre on Ebay last year. It’s a scent I’d been hearing tale about for years – one that intrigued me since (…)

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Springtime Scents

by Angeliska on April 5, 2012

This springtime in Texas has been truly glorious – we’ve had a very mild winter with only one or two minor freezes, and more rain than anyone’s seen in ages. It truly feels like an earthly benediction, after the brutal (…)

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Suprises + Suchlike

by Angeliska on August 10, 2010

Surprises of all sorts are abounding in this scorching season. The heat has gotten so intense that the minute you step outside, all the air is sucked out of your lungs. I retreat into the cool, dark cave of my (…)

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