New Century of Perfume Snobbery

Attended an event for Silver Lining by Atkinsons London at the Bacchanalia this afternoon. My mom adores their emblematic fragrance, the 24 Old Bond Street; I’m pretty glad she will keep it because it’s a little too smoky (oak-casked whisky, as described) for my daily use. However I do like their tagline: “Drawing on 200Continue reading “New Century of Perfume Snobbery”

The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time (Crime Writers’ Association)

Josephine Tey: The Daughter of Time (1951) Raymond Chandler: The Big Sleep (1939) John le Carré: The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1963) Dorothy L. Sayers: Gaudy Night (1935) Agatha Christie: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926) Daphne du Maurier: Rebecca (1938) Raymond Chandler: Farewell My Lovely (1940) Wilkie Collins: The Moonstone (1868)Continue reading “The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time (Crime Writers’ Association)”