Medallions in Gold, Silver and Bronze

The mysterious judges of the 2nd annual Artisan Fragrance Salon in San Francisco have bestowed awards in ten categories. At this event my work was acknowledged in eight of those categories. I received two Gold medals: Top Artisan Perfumer and Best Ingredient Combinations, two Silver medals: Most Unique and Best Packaging and four Bronze: Best… Continue reading Medallions in Gold, Silver and Bronze

Artisan Fragrance Salon Weekend, Part One

Last Friday, just around noon, we headed up to the Bay area in our rented Jeep. The intention was to rent a mid-size car that got good mileage, however, the ones that were offered to us reeked of synthetic aroma molecules and thus unacceptable. Greg went through several cars before the exhausted Enterprise salesperson finally… Continue reading Artisan Fragrance Salon Weekend, Part One


I’m off to San Francisco today to assist Greg with his Artist as brand Workshop at the Academy of Art University. I’ll be back shortly with stories and pictures. In the meantime I have left the E-shop open but will not be filling the orders until I return. Image: Air Travel in Africa: 1936