A while back I was at a flea/crafts market in the D-LIght Studios and I spotted this old chaise longue. It obviously has been much loved and used, more than just a little FRAYED around the edges and shagging in the middle, but it’s former beauty and glory still shining through.
… she was unaware of the frayed and ragged edges of life. She would merely iron them out with a firm hand and neatly hem them down.
Crime Writer P.D.James