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A craft moment:
*Can't
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Thing....* *Could we see when and where we are to meet again, we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye.* Marie Louise De La Ramee


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Unbelievably, I found *The language of fruit*. So here we have the gooseberry and it's meaning. A fitting companion piece to my language of flowers series...
24th Jun 2009, 19:28   | tags:,,

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shitake says:

I very like the fruit photo! : )

24th Jun 2009, 20:15

taniwha says:

With that arrangement it could almost be a family crest

24th Jun 2009, 20:20

Craft says:

Thank you shitake,taniwha and AF.

taniwha: These were at one of those church hall flower/fruit shows. If you're not familiar with them do try to get to one. They're usually in the suburbs or villages. I love them! The dedication to presentation is quite staggering. Uniform rows of beans, onions with little collars and wondrous flower arrangements featuring enormous delphiniums and tons of sweet peas. God! I sound like a frustrated WI member!!

My Young Friend is dragged along to these shows and fetes all summer with a long suffering expression on his face and his eyeballs a-rolling......

24th Jun 2009, 20:41

taniwha says:

I have been to a few of these over the years and your right, it takes a love of fruit and veg to a different level. One of our councilors recently encouraged me to attend this years. Maybe I will go after all.

24th Jun 2009, 20:57

Spiderbaby says:

Ah the joys of the Village Produce Association :)

But the language of fruit?!? Seriously did the Victorians not know when to stop when it came to things symbolizing other things?? You've got to wonder :D

24th Jun 2009, 23:18

Craft says:

Spiderbaby: I was shocked when I discovered the language of fruit and a little disappointed too as I was planning on inventing my own version...

25th Jun 2009, 19:49

FilbertFox says:

mmmmmmm goosgogs

25th Jun 2009, 20:44

Spiderbaby says:

You still should. Who's to say the other fruit language translator got it right? there are bound to be all sorts of dialects and such like :)

25th Jun 2009, 22:16

Craft says:

But I fear my own language of fruit would read like some disgusting fruit kink fest. I'd best stick with the Victorians and some of that sounds a bit rude as it is....

25th Jun 2009, 22:41