The Literature Faculty was having its annual “Come as your favourite book” costume party. When Charlotte and Jemima arrived the room was already heaving with students sporting stick-on beards, tinfoil and egg cartons.
“Oh, now, girls, I wasn’t expecting you to abandon your customary elegance but I had hoped you might make an effort at some kind of costumes.”
“But, Professor Woodcourt, we DID come in costume.”
“Yes, as a double act. We represent a masterpiece by one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of Realism- Stendhal”
“Of course! ‘The Scarlet and Black’. Le Rouge et le Noir! How clever, girls! We’ll call that a Pass with Honours, shall we?…”
A smattering of new patterns are up in the store– as ever, click the pic for the listing!