I love these two, I especially love the colours, fuchsia with turquoise, got to be one of my all time favourites….
This is my personal favourite above!
And I love, love, love the idea of these little buttonholes….
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
Louis de Bernieres
Love is a temporary madness,
it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides.
And when it subsides you have to make a decision.
You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together
that it is inconceivable that you should ever part.
Because this is what love is.
Love is not breathlessness,
it is not excitement,
it is not the promulgation of eternal passion.
That is just being “in love” which any fool can do.
Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away,
and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.
Those that truly love, have roots that grow towards each other underground,
and when all the pretty blossom have fallen from their branches,
they find that they are one tree and not two.
I found these on Dirty Fabulous a vintage shop in Dublin, they are made by an American company http://www.fantasyfloraldesigns.com/.
We need to start collecting and making these!