Telling the Bees

  Thank you to Honeyliscious for sharing this on Facebook: There’s an old superstition involving bees and their keepers, a practice referred to as “telling the bees.” This folklore was practiced in America during the 19th century, but most likely had European roots. Its name is fairly self-explanatory: when a member of a beekeeping family…Read more »

The Scent of Grasse

There are 3 main perfume houses in Grasse and many small artisan perfumers. The houses of Fragonard, Galimard and Molinard are the main ones, all situated close to the town centre. A little more history….  Fragonard history begins just before the First World War when Eugene Fuchs, an entrepreneur who had fallen under the spell…Read more »