Van Cleef & Arpels California Rêverie (2014): Smelling California in Dream {New Perfume}

Van Cleef and Arpels will launch a new perfume in the Collection Extraordinaire series called California Rêverie N° 15485HG, which is inspired by the eponymous jewelry collection, but also by a dreamt smelloscape of California......more

California Dreamin


A Tale of Two Houses

Garden Bloggers Fling 2013: We arrive at Filloli in Woodside, CA on the hottest day of the year. Stumbling from our bus, we scatter, looking for shade. After a visit to the cafe, we decide we need to make the best of it ... and venture forth, determined to soldier on. A nice docent suggests the film room. Ah, it's dark and cool in the center of the building ... we watch the film. ...more