Journal

SCENTS OF THINGS PAST

SCENTS OF THINGS PAST

Evocative, transporting, mystifying….the sense of smell continues to intrigue neuroscientists, psychologists and writers. Author, broadcaster and fragrance aficionado Lizzie Ostrom (aka Odette Toilette) takes us on a journey through scent, memory and emotion.

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NATURAL THINKING / 02

NATURAL THINKING / 02

Our new read, listen and watch list is inspired by nature's ability to enliven the senses, rouse our emotions and stir memory – weaving past with present.

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REFLECTIONS: LIZZIE OSTROM

REFLECTIONS: LIZZIE OSTROM

A perfume author and scent consultant who loves the smell of tar, talks about the joys of losing herself on an old railway line in the woods, finding herself in the slow art of Japanese bathing, and embracing the British mizzle.

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ELEMENTAL WOMEN: PART 1

ELEMENTAL WOMEN: PART 1

Fashion designer. Filmmaker. Writer. Three inspiring women share what time in the elements means to them – and the smells that invoke powerful memories.

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SEVEN SAMPHIRE SECRETS

SEVEN SAMPHIRE SECRETS

At home on the fringes, in the salt-seasoned corners of the earth, Salicornia Herbacea crops up on beaches, rocky shorelines and marshlands...

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Reflections: Pix Ashworth

Reflections: Pix Ashworth

From climbing mountains to laugh-out-loud podcasts, land&water founder Pix Ashworth reflects on finding exhilaration and calm, whatever the day may bring.

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