Smells Like Home, Truly

BY VIVIENNE KHOO
Aug 25, 2010
*Special to asia!

National Day and a researcher’s e-mail create a surge of interest in the collective scent memory of Singapore.

The scent of fresh mown grass and other cherished places and things, can conjure up impressions of familiar people and places.

The scent of fresh mown grass and other cherished places and things, can conjure up impressions of familiar people and places.

Photo credit: Bill Frymire

 

Is it the same for you? Tell us what smells remind you of your home country.

 

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vivienne khooOnce a lifestyle editor at a website, a newspaper journalist and a food editor, Vivienne Khoo writes about luxury hotels, food and travel whenever she is not sub-editing. The perfume industry and essential oils are her pet topics at the moment.

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