Sandalwood

November 19, 2017 Laurent 0

Sandalwood. Circled by venomous snakes, you are inaccessible to the mortals. Some say that like a wealthy king, you are also naturally surrounded by vicious Read More

Cucumber

August 5, 2017 Laurent 0

Cucumber. You are perhaps the oldest vegetable cultivated by humans, with your traces found in ancient sites older than 3,000 years. The Uruk King Gilgamesh Read More

Her Majesty Jasmine

May 28, 2017 Laurent 0

Her Majesty Jasmine. The perfumer Edmond Roudnitska said once that “if Rose is the queen of the flowers, Jasmine is the queen of the fragrances.” Read More

Honeysuckle

May 14, 2017 Laurent 0

Honeysuckle. What a funny name for a funny bine. Day after day, you spiral and climb around your vegetal neighbors to get the best spot under Read More

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

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

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