True Lust by ELdO WINNERS




Hello APJ Crew,

Each week we have a giveaway on APJ. Usually a new bottle to my collection. Some are Bought, others are Press Samples or Gifts. Perfume is about sharing the love.

True Lust by ELdO WINNERS

Last weeks True Lust by ELdO winners are George, Amy, Tara, Ingeborg,

(Please send me your address to portia (_) turbo (at) yahoo (.) com (.) au even if I’ve sent you stuff before. I don’t keep your addresses on file here)

Sorry there’s no giveaway this week. I have PLENTY of new stuff to share but I’m a bit under the pump trying to get everything organised for the holiday and some things have fallen through the cracks.

Hugs and love,
Portia xx

Our Journey to Adoption and a Winnner




Hi dear APJ! Can you believe it is already December?! Where has the year gone? First of all the winner of the Dutch goodies is Gina! Congratulations. Please get in touch with Portia (portia_turbo at yahoo dot com dot au) so that I can get in touch with you.

As I recuperate from pneumonia (and cannot wear any fragrance), I would like to share a deeply personal story with you.

Adoption is a beautiful experience. It has touched my life in the most miraculous ways imaginable. You will hear it time and again though that adoption is not for everybody, but hear my story and maybe this will change your mind.

About 13 years ago, long before I was a perfume addict, my husband and I, after a couple of years of trying to have a baby, decided to adopt a child. We were naive about the process, what it all entailed and we had no idea where to begin our journey.

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Hiccups, Perfume and a Winner




Hiya APJ! Anybody smell anything wonderful recently?

First things first, the winner of the Neela Vermeire Creations sample pack is AnnieA. Congratulations! Please get in touch with Portia with your address at portia (_) turbo (@) yahoo (.) com (.) au so that I can get your package out to you.

Hiccups, Perfume and a Winner

Stress?! Did somebody say STRESS? I am not one for coping well with stress so I have decided to call it hiccups. I am a creature of habit and when I get thrown a curveball or two or twelve, I start to fall apart. Continue reading

Hamlet by Shakespeare Perfume WINNERS






Have a quiz and see if you won.
Portia xx

Hamlet by Shakespeare Perfume WINNERS

hamletCity Perfume

City Perfume gives these featured accords:
Top: Bergamot, lemon, lime
Heart: Jasmine, rose, ylang-ylang, fig
Base: Agarwood (oud), birch, cinnamon, oakmoss, patchouli, saffron, sandalwood, ambergris, civet, musk, orris root

City Perfume has $189/100ml
Don’t forget the 10% Discount Code in the side column.


This week there will be 5 winners who will receive:
1 x 5ml decant Hamlet (from my Press Bottle)
P&H Anywhere in the world


Entries Closed Sunday 25th March 2018 10pm Australian EdsT
Winners were chosen by

  1. Jyotsna

  2. Diana

  3. Bernadette Gray

  4. Gina

  5. Hage Kay

The winners will have till Thursday 29th March 2018 to get in touch (portia underscore turbo at yahoo dot com dot au) with their address or the prize will go to someone else.
No responsibility taken for lost or damaged goods in transit





We have a couple of winners this week. Here’s the other. Yes, I completely forgot on Monday, OOOPSIE!
Portia xx


Fleuve Tendre Les Liquides Imaginaires FrahranticaFragrantica

Fragrantica gives these featured accords:
Top: Black pepper, cardamom, cumin, saffron, nutmeg, coriander, mandarin orange
Heart: Petalia, geranium, rose water, musk, animal notes
Base: Vetiver, patchouli, incense, civet, musk, tonka bean, suede

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