Do human pheromones really exist? When thinking about pheromones I think about women syncing periods when they live together. I lived with a friend once who had super irregular cycles and apparently I’m susceptible to something that she emits because when living with her, I would go to the bathroom and without warning the crimson… Continue reading Love Potions
I have a regular running route of which I circle at least **text missing** times a week (Ahem… I’m a student, I try my best, but assignments always get in the way). On this run I do a large loop, exiting my house from the right side of my garden, weaving through urban shopping streets,… Continue reading Smelly Maps
As a person with a scientific gaze on my apparently immeasurably insignificant existence, I like to justify my actions with sciencey sounding things that I’ve glanced at from a click bait ad on any given social media application I happen to find myself on. Armed with my broad and questionable knowledge of how things work […]
The smell of spring brings two distinct odours to mind; flowers and rain. But more specifically, the smell of sperm and the smell of bacteria sperm. Smell 1: The last house I lived in was in Wellington, a city in New Zealand best known for its wind and it’s hills. My house, like many others… Continue reading Sex in Spring
Lying in bed, having just woken up I ask my partner what he thinks of smell and attraction and how I should write about it in my blog this week. Morning breath rampant, bodily odour clinging to the walls, we discuss the topic. I try to figure out the subtle nuances of his scent and… Continue reading Body Odour
Questions I’ve always wondered about farts are: How do I cover up a fart? Why do I like the smell of my own farts? And, am I inhaling poo particles when I fart? The bell rings, signaling the end of playtime. My friends and I gleefully run back into the classroom, joyful endorphins course through… Continue reading Farts
“Would you pay $100 to double your sense of smell?” I asked my partner, “No, I could spend it on food instead.” A question I asked him while trying to come up with a reason why anyone would be interested in bettering their sense of smell. Here’s one I came up with; Did you know… Continue reading Smell or Die?