Akkad, by Lubin

Akkad is really something quite magical; one spray of this precious amber liquid and you are instantly transported back in time to an ancient Middle Eastern city; a mystical place where the air is spiked with the intoxicating scent of incense, spices and precious oils. Named after the great capital of the Akkadian Empire, which…

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Cyber Garden, a scent of things to come

Close your eyes and imagine a garden in  the future.  A place where modern technology and nature meet in a strange harmony  of plants, metal, plastic  and rubber.  A place of  strange flowers , vivid colours, flashing motherboards and glittering microchips;  where steel-framed structures reach like skyscrapers  into  the night sky, covered in climbing vines and…

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“Lacoste Pour Femme”

From before I can remember to early adolescence, our December/January holidays were spent with my family on the Natal north coast – the inescapable destination. The night before our 6+ hour journey from Johannesburg, my siblings and I would stay up as late as possible watching “My Fair Lady”, or “Grease” so that we would…

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