Hortensia blooms in muted colours.
On today's radar:
Putlizer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri: Trading stories
Palestinians say they are victims of collective punishment, as the pro-Israeli US Congress withdraws aid to the West Bank and Gaza. The move follows the Palestinian's president's statehood request to the United Nations.
If you're a fan of the late singer Ella Fitzgerald and the Paris-based Hermes, act fast to bid on Miss Fitzgerald's handbag at auction in New Orleans.
The contrarians: 18th-century furnishings in a Chicago apartment.
This video filmed in Paris is achingly beautiful in its wistfulness.