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50 already! Nice one Steve.
Vintage Givenchy Gentleman. I'm not actually a huge fan of patchouli usually, but this is certainly one that I liked. I thought it was come on a bit strong in the morning, but I didn't really notice that as the day wore on. Fourteen hours on, it's still there on my wrist.
Today I just could not be arsed, so I wore my could-not-be-arsed staple: Floyd Vigoroso (because it's in the bathroom cupboard).
A printer and a microwave oven.Not very exciting, but necessary.
Today is Speakeasy. Not sure I'm a huge fan; it doesn't seem to assert itself much in my skin.
That one was originally written in instalments, although I'm not sure how much of it was done that way . (There were four instalments, I believe). Did it feel that way to you?
I've seen those occasionally in the op shops and wondered where they sprang from. I also saw a "Made in Australia" Brioni recently, with what looked like real Brioni lining, which gave me pause.
[[SPOILER]] 22. Mister RobertsMister Roberts by Alexei SayleMy rating: 3 of 5 starsMister Roberts starts out as a tale of British expats in bucolic Spain. Then Sayle pulls a mind-snapping narrative shift, yanking the reader into an extra-terrestrial space battle. To which the only response can be WTF?Soon things become clearer, as a robot escapes from the battle and winds up in bucolic Spain with one of the expat kids. His mother soon cottons on to the benefits of having a...
Tom of Finland.
Costume National 21 today. Amber and vanilla, with a bit of milk; interesting combination. I liked the amber opening on a cold morning, and the drydown was quite pleasant through the day.
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