A l’ombre d’un oranger

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“Orangers, arbres que j’adore, Que vos parfums me semblent doux ! Est-il dans l’empire de Flore Rien d’agréable comme vous ?” Éloge de l’oranger – Jean de la Fontaine Émile Vernon painting “Beauty under the orange tree” and Des petits … Continue reading

Ô Miranda, toi qui illumine de ta beauté la mer bleue

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Kenneth Jay Lane coral brooch, my photo of the sea in Tenerife (Puerto de la Cruz), Mucha illustration and Sir Frank Bernard Dicksee’s painting “Miranda” (1878).

A summer illuminated by sparkling palm trees

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Des petits hauts’ palm tree brooch and photo of Parque Garcià Sanabria in Santa Cruz, Tenerife (taken by me). Different photos of Parque Garcià Sanabria in Tenerife : Another version :

What a joy ! It’s Christmas !

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Star brooch by Des petits hauts, WILHELM SCHWEIZER PEWTER’s Christmas branch, Des petits hauts star brooch and photo of Jeanne Crain in a scene of the movie “Margie” by the photographer Peter Stackpole. Jeanne Crain (1925-2003) was an American actress … Continue reading

The Christmas Lady

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George Wolfe Plank’s Christmas illustration (Vogue December 1914), star brooch by Des petits hauts, WILHELM SCHWEIZER PEWTER’s Christmas ornaments (angel and shooting stars), Radko Christmas ornaments (Christmas ball and Santa), Des petits hauts’ star brooch and heart earrings by Valentino.

The adventure of the Christmas pudding

Cora Sheibani’s pudding ring, jade and coral holly brooch and holly and berry gold bread and butter plate. This set illustrates the Agatha Christie’s short story “The adventure of the Christmas pudding”, published in 1960. The US version is entitled … Continue reading