Post by Portia


YAY!!! Out celebrating with the crew!
I wore:
SOTM: Midnight Oud by Juliette Has A Gun
SOTD: Vintage CHANEL No 19 EdT
SOTN: Blonde by Versace


Birthday Cake candles

It’s a great day to turn 47 and enjoying it with my mates. It’s also a good time to think about the many who didn’t last this long, thanks all for looking out for me in the whatever happens next.

For my birthday please close your eyes and think of three things in your life that you like or love. As simple as stationary or complex as partner.DO IT PLEASE.

Done it?

My gift to you is three things to be grateful for. HOW LUCKY ARE YOU?

Thanks for being my fragrant family. Each and every one of you has made this journey special so far, and it’s only just begun.
Portia xx


59 comments on “BIRTHDAY TIME 2015!!!

  1. Birthday blessings. Versace’s Blonde is an old favourite.

  2. Bernadette Winfield-Gray says:

    How old? You are a mere boy, my dear 🙂

  3. Pats says:

    Love and best wishes for the next 47 years.
    And yes, sometimes we forget to stop and smell the perfume and count our blessings. Thank you for making me do this, this morning.
    Pats xxx

  4. Jackie b says:

    Happy birthday Portia! Sending lots of love from the wild West.
    Thanks for being you…

  5. Mark Evans says:

    Happy birthday, Portia!! Have a great night.

  6. Tara says:

    Wow! You don’t look your age, Portia.

    LOVE how you have three fragrance changes during the day the way some women have costume changes. You are such a star.

    Big birthday hugs xxx
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    • australianperfumejunkies says:

      HA! The sweetest things you say Tara. Ha Ha ha. I reckon I look exactly 47. All good, grateful for every day.
      Hugging you right back.
      Portia xx

  7. lionceau says:

    Happy birthday Portia. Hope you have an awesome time!

  8. Jillie says:

    Many happy returns, dear possum.

  9. Anna says:

    You are simply the best Portia, in Italian “cent anni” or 100 years, is an Italian birthday greeting xo

  10. hajusuuri says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Portia, and here’s to the next fortyseventy years 🙂

  11. Happy Happy Birthday. I love your choices for the big day. I would just like to say that I love how you spread joy in the perfume community. Don’t stop. I love your words of wisdom too and I hope we get to meet one of these days x x x
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  12. Rene Groyer says:

    Happy Birthday dearest Portia and wish you many more .Thank you for your wonderful blog that gives me much reading pleasure ,oh and the great giveaways too ?

  13. Holly says:

    Happy Birthday dear Portia. I’m grateful for you, APJ and this lovely community you’ve gathered! Big hug xo

    • australianperfumejunkies says:

      Three excellent things to be grateful for. I am grateful that you are one of our team and that you are such a regular commenter with your joie de vivre
      Thank you.
      Portia xx

  14. MikasMinion says:

    Happy birthday, and thank you for always making me smile!

  15. Azar says:

    Dear Portia,
    Happy Birthday! You are the BEST. Thank you every day.
    Azar xx and X

  16. Janice says:

    Happy Birthday, Portia! My husband’s birthday was yesterday (52) and I agree, it’s a great time to reflect on things we are grateful for. I hope your day has been perfect (your fragrance choices are certainly wonderful)!

    • australianperfumejunkies says:

      Thanks Janice,
      Make that husband of yours give you a from me please.
      52, he’s practically a grown up.
      Portia xx

  17. JanLast says:

    So glad you had the happiest of birthdays. And, at 47, a mere pup! Among the many blessings I count are my friends. You fit right in.

  18. Fifi says:

    Happy birthday, Portia!!! You are a unique and wonderful person. May you be ridiculously blessed during the coming year. I am happy to reflect on blessings and gratitude in honor of your BD. Hope you had a blast with your friends!
    Much aloha,

  19. poodle says:

    Happy Birthday Beautiful! Hope you had a fabulous day!

  20. Kandice says:

    Happy, happy birthday Portia! Hope all your dreams come true this year!

  21. Donelle Talintyre says:

    Happy Birthday Portia, may you have a wonderful year ahead. Love the Blonde Versace choice, one of my favourite Tuberoses. May we all get to have a warm spring soon…so we can indulge in our favourite florals 🙂

  22. Tim says:

    Happy Birthday gorgeous.
    Sounds like you had a fantabulously fragrant day.
    Blonde…. That brings back memories.
    And I just bought myself a bottle of Midnight Oud.
    Hope to see you soon.
    XXX… T

  23. Winterlude says:

    Yay, Happiest of Days, Portia!! Thanks for your comment this morning “SAUSAGE!” (From Tom’s post) and the utter glee I felt in reading it! Oh, lord, it’s still making me giggle…,,

    • australianperfumejunkies says:

      Ha Ha Ha Ha! ME TOO!
      Not my idea but when I saw it I near pissed myself. So naughty, clever and simple without being mean or hurtful. That’s my kind of funny.
      Portia xx

  24. Lavanya says:

    Happy Birthday dear Portia!! From all accounts you sound fabulous – can’t wait to meet you some day!
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  25. Nemo says:

    Happy birthday Portia! I hope it is a wonderful one, and I hope you celebrate for more than one day 🙂

    • australianperfumejunkies says:

      OMG! It’s now been going since TUESDAY! It should finish up Sunday Night. PHEW! Exhausted already.
      Portia xx

  26. Laurels says:

    Happy, happy birthday, a bit late! I turned 47 a few months ago, and it is indeed a good age to be. Any day that encompasses three beloved perfumes is a celebration in itself. Maybe I’ll try it tomorrow in your honor. Glad you had a wonderful time, but remember to pace yourself. My cousin Shelby celebrates an annual Birthmonth. xxx

  27. Tonia says:

    Hi Portia,
    I hope your birthday week has been magic. You are one amazing beauty walking this earth. Thank you for your genuine kindness and gentle spirit. Big hugs. X

  28. Mary K says:

    I’m glad that you had a fun birthday, spent with some friends. I always enjoy your articles, humor and good wishes for others. It’s nice to wear three different perfumes in one day, especially on your birthday.

  29. Morrigan says:

    Happy birthday! I have you had a lovely time.

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