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Best smells

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Mad dog, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. Mad dog

    Mad dog New commenter

    Rain on paving slabs after a few days of sun
     
  2. rosievoice

    rosievoice Star commenter

    Cotton pillowcases dried in the sunshine then ironed.
    Mowing the lawn.
     
  3. sweet pea
    wet dog
    Jo Malone
     
  4. vannie

    vannie Lead commenter

    In the garden -
    Night scented stock
    Honeysuckle
    Sweet peas
    In the house -
    Anything baking
    Onions and garlic frying
    mmmm!
     
  5. Anonymous

    Anonymous New commenter

    honeysuckle, heliotrope, Amaretto di Saronno, coffee.
     
  6. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    I think this should be on a confessions thread, but I still love the smell of Brut about forty (?) years after my OH started using it! He uses Chanel Pour Monsieur now which is also delicious. [​IMG]
    Splash it all over!!! (Those of a certain age will remember the ads)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5tLfiu7an4
     
  7. Jeyes fluid
    Petrol
    Johnson and Johnson baby talc and shampoo
    Hot chocolate brownies
    Curry
     
  8. I don't have a very good sense of smell but.....my daughters' hair, my horse, oh and my husband [​IMG]
     
  9. The smell after it has rained on a hot day is called 'petrichor'. Fact for the day! (One of my favourite smells too.)
     
  10. EcoLady

    EcoLady New commenter

    Freshly ground coffee, or a newly opened bag of ground coffee.
    Son's hair after a bath
    Basil
    Apples fallen off my tree into the sage bush underneath :)
     
  11. Freshly cut grass

    Bread baking

    Toast

    Coq au Vin simmering in the slow cooker

    Bacon frying

    Decent coffee brewing

    Brushing past tomato plants

    Rain after sunshine

    Freshly cleaned teeth
     
  12. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    A wood fire - the definitive smell of history.

    Surf Wax

    I love the smell of neoprene in the morning, it smells of victory ;-)
     
  13. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Likewise Mrs MSB. I don't like it much myself but I sometimes indulge her sense of 1970s nostalgia ;-)
     
  14. And Old Spice, love it.

     
  15. <font face="Trebuchet MS">Gin, beer, wine and gin!</font> I like the old fashioned smells of wax polish and flash bath cleaner.
     
  16. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    Yes, Mr Marlin has a bottle of it in his wardrobe for my indulgence!!!! [​IMG]
     

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