Some Notes about Plumeria

Taking a moment to contemplate beauty: the fierce, passionately real, full-on mesmerising beauty of the plumeria (frangipani) flower. Vivid, sun-drenched tropical colours soaking in velvety petals, a deep breath in gives an intoxicating scent. It's the inspiration for the Frangipani Sargasso Botanica soap. Here's the story. The plumeria plant (common name is 'frangipani') is native … Continue reading Some Notes about Plumeria

Spring 2016 and the five-year old is worried about the children she saw on the television who don't have clean water. "Why do they have to pee and poo in the river?" Children see things plainly. But it's a relevant question, especially as we watch it on our very large flat screen television, from our … Continue reading