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Finalist: Foxglove

Continuing our series of posts about the finalist perfumes, today we bring you another of the five perfumes in the artisan category at the 2015 Art and Olfaction Awards: ‘Foxglove’, by New York perfumery duo… 262 more words

2015 Art And Olfaction Awards

How the Foxglove Got Its Name

Once upon a time
, a farmer delighted in caring for his hens. Every morning he cleaned the sturdy hen house, whistling to his brood, for the farmer loved his hens. 402 more words


Flower Arrangements in the Garden

Tulips are safe in the “flower jail”, while daffodils keep guard on the outside.  In the lower right-hand corner is a  foxglove that is safe on the outside, also. 170 more words


Cerberin: The Heartbreaker of the Suicide Tree

My faithful readers are aware of my desire for things to be named as they are. It avoids confusion, and life is too short to be dazed and confused. 1,021 more words

Featured Poison

17th March 1741. Beware of Witch's Fingers.

The foxglove known as Dead Man’s Bells or Witch’s Fingers, is first recorded in the reign of Edward III. The name probably derives from ‘Folks Glove’, the bells being where the ‘little folk’ lived in Welsh legend. 451 more words