Hello Fellow Fumies,
At APJ we have a Saturday Question. Everyone gets to chime in with an answer, chat with other responders and it’s a fun event each week. Taking sides never means taking offence and everyone keeps it respectful and light, even though we can sometimes trawl the depths.
The idea is you’ll see it on the weekend or chime in through the week. Hopefully you will come back regularly and see if anyone has responded to your comment and you can reply to them. The aim is to generate real conversation and connection even though we are scattered around the globe.
Over 100 responses I will draw a Secret Scent Sample Pack (from my collection)
Last Weeks Winner: Esperessence
eMail me at (portia underscore turbo at yahoo dot com dot au) with your address please
Saturday Question: What Is Your Favourite Part Of This Perfume Hobby?
So many amazing aspects to this fragrant journey. Which bit is the one that excites you most? Is it bottles, perfumers, travel, friends, the fragrance itself, collecting, the Facebook or other online interactions, the blogs, the books or is it a combination of things that sparks your joy?
All of these things are part of my joy of the fragrance hobby but I have a deep secret that only a very few know. It was Scotty who pointed it out to me a while ago and I’ve been processing it for a while before I could confront it and accept my sickness. He He He.
Acquisition. Yep. that is my ultimate motivator and excitement in the perfume craving. Yes, I love the fragrance, bottles, mystique, the eye rolling excitement of finding something that utterly blows your mind, the travel and the amazing buddies I’ve made all over the world. All those things are amazing. They aren’t the ultimate motivator though.
It’s the trawling the internet, purchasing and ultimately having that excites me most. Nowadays I don’t even have to open the box. I can get as much joy from holding a pristine, brand new in cellophane, box as I do wearing the scent. My memory of finding the scent, finding a bottle (especially from as far away as Oz), getting it to me and into the collection is my joy of joys.
So I’ve fessed up to my reason d’fragrance, now lets hear yours…….