"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)

5.03.2007

the dilemma of dilemmas

If even Richmond is having trouble figuring out the proper etiquette for meeting the queen, you know it's a complicated protocol. If the ladies of Richmond are anything, they are proper. But when to wear a hat? What hat to wear? And (speaking from personal experience), it is so hard to find a good pair of white gloves these days!

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Anonymous Sister said...

Southern ladies in a tizzy, snobby Brits aghast at behavior in the colonies, and a writer who captures the ridiculousness of it all beautifully--fantastic!!

Thursday, May 03, 2007 7:53:00 PM

 
Blogger texasinafrica said...

I KNOW!

Thursday, May 03, 2007 10:45:00 PM

 

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