Saturday, 31 March 2012
A Little Work of Art.
What about this feather from a cock pheasant for an exquisite work of art? What dandies the males of the bird and animal species are. It was the same with the male of the human species but it seems to have died out these days.
I have nothing against sloppy T shirts and jeans and trainers chaps - but wouldn't a bit of dandyfying be nice sometimes.
When my dad was a young man he would certainly not wear anything flashy - he couldn't afford it for a start - but he would always wear a collar and tie (loose collar, starched and with two studs) and always, always wear a trilby hat when he went out. That trilby would be raised if he passed any lady in the street in our village, whether he knew her or not.
And, incidentally, this lovely feather would have gone straight into the hat band on his trilby - I suppose his nod towards dandyfying.