Lily of the Valley

May 7, 2017 Laurent 0

 Lily of the Valley. There is always a wild side to an innocent face, and your cute white bells hide a poisonous nature. You are celebrated Read More

Camphor Tree

April 30, 2017 Laurent 0

Camphor Tree. Cousin of cinnamon and laurel, you are a sacred tree in the Far East. Your hardwood makes the most precious trunks,  protecting their content Read More

Glorious Lilac

April 22, 2017 Laurent 0

Glorious Lilac. Your natural bluish color is the root of your name, as the Arabic for it is lilak. Your hollow branches, similar to a reed, reminded Read More

Metallic Notes

April 1, 2017 Laurent 0

Metal. You are defined by your toughness and your ability to shine. Mercy is not part of your vocabulary as your heart is colder than Read More

Caramel

March 25, 2017 Laurent 0

Caramel. You are the child of Sugar and Cream, born after a hot wedding night. Sweet you are, and your heavenly aroma transports us to Read More

Sakura

March 18, 2017 Laurent 0

Sakura, sakura,              (Cherry blossoms, cherry blossoms,) Ya-yo-I-no so-ra-wa,         (In the Spring sky,) Mi-watasu kagiri        Read More

Primordial Magnolia

March 11, 2017 Laurent 0

Primordial Magnolia. You are one of the first to announce Spring when other flowers are still lolling in the comfort of their bud. Your magnificence is Read More

Fragrant Nails

March 5, 2017 Laurent 0

Fragrant Nails. How many sailors and merchants died for you? How many others have made their fortune with your trade?  Your overpowering flavor and anesthetic properties Read More

Calabrian Bergamot

February 18, 2017 Laurent 0

Calabrian Bergamot. Were you truly the secret ingredient of the tea offered by a wealthy Mandarin of Fujian to the Prime Minister Charles Grey, or Read More

Ardent Frankincense

February 11, 2017 Laurent 0

Ardent Frankincense. In your smoke the prayers of the faithful rise. Native of the Arabic Peninsula and the Horn of Africa, you are since the beginning Read More

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