Theme of this year greatest symposium on scents in the city of perfume, Grasse, was traditional use and symbolism on plants and scents. There was much to hear and and many collegues to meet!
This year I met the wonderfull Ann Barker Harman, a destiller from America with a company called 'Morning Mist Botanics'. She did a lecture on distilling the Elder. She showed us her delicated process and took us with many slides to enjoy the beautifull environment of her farm where here plants and trees grow. It was an inspiring lecture with interesting history and some secrets of destilling as well!
As Ann and I share the same interest in love for nature and the endless posibilities of the world of scents, we spent some great time exchanging knowledge: and even better: another global Nose is added to this site!