Tag Archives: Flower language

Books Galore!

It has been such a hectic month so far and does anyone need reminding that it’s 5 weeks to Gift and Turkey frenzy (shriek + faint).  I feel like Alice in Wonderland‘s proverbial White Rabbit, running off into tangent tunnels … Continue reading

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A Fantasmagoria of Windmakers

The historical use and creation of Fans date back to ancient times, primarily in a functional capacity as a ‘wind-maker’, to provide shade and to swat and deflect insects (lovely!); imagine the all-powerful Pharoahs in the muggy heat of Egypt being … Continue reading

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