One of my favourite times of the year is Spring when the sweet fragrance of Jasmine fills the air.
In my younger days, and when it was safe to walk in the street, I used to go for a walk every day, and in the springtime, when the jasmine was in full bloom, I used to look furtively around me and nick a piece of jasmine from a bush that hung over a fence into the street. I then held it to my nose every couple of blocks and smiled as the perfume engulfed my senses.
Not only is the fragrance unique and mind boggling, but it always reminds me of lovely warm sunshine, clear blue skies, the peaceful buzz of bees, a light breeze, and the promise of summer holidays and festive days ahead.
And, when I get back to my office, I feel refreshed and serene and able to face the day ahead with a smile on my face.
Drop me a line and let me know if there are any smells that send your mind racing to another place and another time!