Truth is as rare in perfumery as it is in politics.
Incompetence is as widespread in perfumery as it is in politics.
There is no reason to dispair, are you discovering the world today Janita? Are not lying and cheating the rules of the time in fields much more important for mankind than natural perfumery?
Trusting is a quality, but ingenuity means not using reason to evaluate truth.
Strange things happen all the time and they are words of a book to read. The arabs taught me to believe only in good omens and disbelieve in bad omens.
They also said: if you make a good dream tell it only to who loves you and if you make a nightmare tell it to no one.
The words of wisdom from the desert men made my life simpler, I hope they can help you.