I hope you had a nice Sunday. It’s all christmassy around us – but today, I want to bring a little sun into the middle of the winter with the beautiful mimosa I found in a flower shop yesterday. I combined them with some beautiful dark blue anemones. The colour combination is my mum’s favorite and I also love it.
Mimosa is a neon yellow flower that you find at this time of the year in the south of France and reminds me of the wonderful time I had living in Aix-en-Provence. Apart from being so beautiful and delicate, this is a very scented flower. It is a shame I can’t do a scented post
yet. I decided to do a musical post instead with a song from the French singer Barbara, talking about the death of her mum and wishing that she rests in peace in heaven with the scent of a mimosa flower.
I wish a nice penultimate week of 2012!
Que vos étés se fleurissent
Dans votre pays, là-bas
Aux senteurs odorantes
D’une fleur de mimosa,
Que votre hiver se réchauffe
Au coin d’une cheminée,
Que les saisons vous soient douces.
Vous avez tant mérité.