Scented Candles


In recent years, I have not been one for smellies. In my youth I used to drench myself in Body Shop Dewberry, and then progressed to YSL Paris, Elizabeth Arden Sunflowers, Calvin Klein Escape, CK be, and Estée Lauder Pleasures. I used to spray quite liberally and think back in horror at how many people I probably almost asphyxiated as I wafted past. Luckily I never went for the very heavy 80s scents like Giorgio Beverley Hills or YSL Opium.

For the past 15 years I have almost eschewed perfume altogether. I use unscented or lightly scented skincare and hair products,  I hardly ever wear perfume (maybe once every two years) and if I do, it’s Antonia’s Flowers. And I have never liked toilet spray, room spray, or perfume diffusers.

Since we have moved into our new apartment though, I have been using scented candles in the evening for…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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