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For the second year, here's a great gift idea: a set of six Christmas oils in an ornamental, yet functional carved wooden box. The oils we have chosen are: Ginger, Nutmeg, Frankincense, Myrrh, Cinnamon and orange. A few drops of these finest quality fragran...
Phyto Essential Matters
Phyto Essential Matters
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Comments after the Chetham Society AGM, 1876
Crossley to Raines, March 28 1876 'The report of our Annual Meeting in the Courier bristled with blunders as usual. The Guardian  was briefer but more cruel. How different were the reports in the time of friend Harland [John Harland (1806-68), Guardian repo...
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New - Fragrance Blends
We're delighted to announce two new products
which will form the basis of a new range of fragrant essential oil blends. As
these will be composed of 100% pure oils there will be therapeutic and
mood-enhancing benefits, as well as attractive scents. Unlike c...
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Testimonial from the Channel Islands
We have recently begun to supply the lovely Stocks Hotel in Sark, Channel Islands www.stockshotel.com Aromatherapy and pampering are on the menu there and the therapist Lynn Bleasdale sent the following email to me after receiving their oils: Just to say th...
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A Christmas card and carol
We Three Kings of Orient Are Did you know that this was written by an American, the Rev. John Henry Hopkins, in 1867? The lyrics include:   Frankincense to offer have I Incense owns a Deity Nigh   But beware:                          Myrrh is mine, its bitt...
A Christmas card and carol
A Christmas card and carol
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A Christmas card and carol
We Three Kings of Orient Are Did you know that this was written by an American, the Rev. John Henry Hopkins, in 1867? The lyrics include:   Frankincense to offer have I Incense owns a Deity Nigh   But beware:                          Myrrh is mine, its bitt...
A Christmas card and carol
A Christmas card and carol
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A Christmas Box
Here's a new gift idea: a set of six Christmas oils in an ornamental, yet functional carved wooden box. The oils we have chosen are: Ginger, Nutmeg, Frankincense, Myrrh, Cinnamon and orange. A few drops of these finest quality fragrances will create a wonde...
A Christmas Box
A Christmas Box
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Port
It was well-known that Crossley was extremely fond of Port, which he consumed at the rate of one post-prandial bottle per day. Here is a letter on the subject from Mr R. F. Wood, of Salford Iron Warehouse, on 3rd January, 1861: 'We have received  an 1844 Po...
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Port
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A Challenge to the Editor - conclusion and notes
With that the matter was closed, but the
episode raises some fundamental questions. Why did Crossley take the situation
to such an unnecessary and potentially dangerous extreme? Why did he not deny
authorship in the first place, and force Taylor to apologis...
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A Challenge to the Editor, Part 3
From this point, the story takes on the
characteristics of a comic opera. It is now the evening of Saturday 17
November, and Taylor is again visited by Gibson. According to Taylor, the
dialogue proceeds as follows: Taylor:
'If you have any letter from Mr. C...
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