Enjoy reading my reportage featuring Grasse, published on Naturala.hr! Read the full story here.
Just last Sunday my father handed me a few plums, freshly picked from a tree in his garden. Hot and ripe. That luscious, sweet, fruity smell transported me within a second in a late September day when I impatiently unwrapped my birthday present. It was 1986. I held in my hands my very own, very… Continue reading Plump Poisonous Plum
“There is nothing like the smell of books, both new and old. If someone ever bottled the smell, I would be all over it.” Well, someone did. Not only bottled it as perfume, there are candles and home sprays as well. I’ve heard people say: “I just can’t read electronic books. I miss the smell,… Continue reading There is nothing like the smell of books…
Fig is a fruit without a visible flower, a symbol of blessing and prosperity in the ancient world, a symbol of sexuality and modesty in the Renaissance, and a lovely perfume ingredient today. My practical friends praise their home-made fig jams, yet Plato was more interested in their mental-stirring qualities, claiming that figs stimulate intelligence.… Continue reading Sensuous Smell of Figs