I have never been a woman to apply fidelity to any one fragrance throughout my life. The result is that memories of different times in my life are beautifully curated by scent. One thing that I have always been is a floral girl, and I began with tiny vials of essential oils, which recall to me firstly the earliest days of such young love with N-, though it is rose oil in particular that takes me on a heady journey to a cavernous room on a floor between what is now Revolver Upstairs and what was then a music shop called Revolver (downstairs), in Chapel St, Prahran. It was there, as a twenty year old that I fell into a kind of love with…