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lilac 8.5/10

One of my favourite Spring activities is rating lilacs. It involves being open to copping a noseful of almost every lilac you pass. My rating system’s like this… 1 = waxy/ frangranceless/ practically shop bought and 10 = perfect/ heady/ sweet-smelling/ someone strap this to my head and let me smell it forever. 30 more words



A sudden 
strong smell
of sugar beet,
up my nostrils

Taken aback
by the distinct aroma
of poor man's cane,
I closed my eyes
& pretended I was in Peterborough

& on my way
to an important 
with head of marketing
at British Sugar 

When I finally opened them again
I wasn't


Sodium bicarbonate: more than simply baking soda

The sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3, is a sodium salt of carbonic acid, used in the food industry as an additive in packaged foods (E500). This white very fine powders, can be used in many ways at home. 260 more words


Ooh that smell

If only high school science fair projects had been as much fun, Nora might not be in the predicament she found herself now. Maybe, she would have gone on to college, married a good man, found a good job, and be living the American dream – a two-story house in the suburbs, 1.13 children, a two-car garage, maybe a pet or two, summer vacations at the beach, winter vacations in the mountains, and a decent retirement IRA. 280 more words

Writing Prompt

Smelly vision

Hello people

I have recently gotten some of my sense of smell, meaning I’m putting my nose up to everything!

At first I was shock at how fish smell really… 112 more words


Taste: Inspiring the senses for readers

Today’s post will make you drool. Be warned.

I was looking up recipes for a dairy-free, gluten-free cheesecake today and stumbled upon an idea. (The idea sounds ridiculous but the recipes I found look amazing and I simply cannot wait any longer! 502 more words


A Glory'us Scrub - Soap & Glory Flake Away

I love body scrubs, and if there’s one product I don’t travel without it’s this one from Soap & Glory!

For me, it’s one of those products that over the years I have continuously come back to. 369 more words