The things you find

17 Dec

Petticoats! Six of them.

Soft and cool and heavy in my hands.

Does anybody wear them anymore?

And when did I?

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7 Responses to “The things you find”

  1. Deborah December 17, 2008 at 7:13 am #

    I do. Under some unlined skirts. And camisoles. Silky ones. I like the feel.

  2. fifi December 17, 2008 at 10:31 pm #

    I dont.

    But maybe I should?

  3. tut-tut December 18, 2008 at 1:33 pm #

    I’ve seen some who definitely should.

  4. Mummy Crit December 19, 2008 at 3:19 am #

    If they are soft and cool and heavy in your hands it sounds like they are silk and if it were me I’d buy some thin skirts to wear them with.

  5. Pen December 21, 2008 at 12:07 am #

    Or they make good nighties if they are the body-inclusive ones.

    Or damn fine costumes for small children.

  6. Kath Lockett December 27, 2008 at 2:04 am #

    Oh, I know, Adders….. Mum *still* hasn’t got over her shock from over twenty years ago when I decided I didn’t want to wear them again.

    Pen’s right too – old ones make good fairy outfits, and black ones are brilliant for Halloween witches.

  7. meggie January 1, 2009 at 8:19 am #

    I could not mourn their passing.

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