True story by ecodecoarora
Originally posted elsewhere on 2 December 2010

What a wonderful, intimate evening I spent at the Alliance Française of Toronto this week seated in front of Patricia de Nicolaï, renowned perfume creator, businesswoman and great grand-daughter of Pierre Guerlain, whose namesake fragrance company is appreciated globally…

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Observations by ecodecoarora

Dear universe of the curious, generous, passionate, genuine, and civilized, as we move into MMXVIII, may wit, folly and surprise aplenty manifest themselves in decadent forms and sizes upon each and every one of us!

Now, twenty-six days and ticking into 2018, what I still believe to…

Observations by ecodecoarora

I love the sound of silence. In particular, how the palpable but pleasurable weight of near-nothingness gives me an immediate sense of calm. But when I am in the bustle and noise of the city it is rare for me to experience it anywhere except possibly when…


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