Friday, 11 June 2010
When Diana Knew it was Too Late.
It's great how you can make a simple Tea-Towel a talking point if you buy thrifty! I love vintage tea-towels, they encompass so much of the era from whence they came and we use them so much. Well I do unfortunately. This is my favourite.... As a child in the UK, in 1981 - I was beside myself with excitement at the prospect of a Fairytale Wedding. I scoured the papers and magazines to fill my beloved scrapbook my Grandmother gave to me. As the story goes, Diana knew shortly before her Wedding Day that her husband-to-be was not in love with her and had serious doubts about whether to go ahead with the wedding. And so in answer to her fears, Charles, her brother, delivered the legendary line..... "Well, it's too late now, your face is on the tea-towels." So when I found this tea-towel, unused, still in its packaging, on the dusty shelves of a Charity Shop - it resonated well, that this emblem of Diana's fate and destiny should survive all these years later, whilst she would not. A cruel fate too that such a pretty face should end up drying dishes (I mean Diana, not me) TTFN xxxx