This morning I woke up to gentle knocks on my bedroom window. As droplets of the water were hitting the windowsill and the glass they were making this tiny little sound. A sound quite familar but not heard for a very long time. For the first time in months we had a proper rain. Not a delicate shower but a true rainfall that even had some sound effects later on. It was a pleasant surprise to wake up to a rainy weather outside. As weird as it may sound we desperately need rain. Without snow in the winter and with no rain in the springtime there’s not much fruit available now, it’s expensive, plants are drying and crops are not as efficient as they should. I hope for more rain.
Life can pleasantly surprise us in many different situations and such surprises are not a stranger in the perfume world as well. When was the last time you read or heard about a fragrance, then you got a sample (or bottle) and after smelling it you thought that there’s no way it would be a good choice for a specific weather or occassion? But you gave it a try anyway and it turned out to be a fantastic choice that you absolutely didn’t expect to work. For me such a perfume was for example Jacques Fath Rosso Epicureo – a big bouquet of white flowers that I decided to try on a hot summer day. I was ready to wash it off any time as I was afraid it would suffocate me but it worked just fine.