TRIFLORA is filled with all manner of Beings, as you know. Some can fly and some can disappear. Some can live underwater and some can change their size and their shape.
And sometimes, in fact – quite a lot of times- the Beings of Triflora are learning NEW Tricks. New things that they can do.
Sometimes, they have Old Tricks that need some more practice.
That’s where the Circus comes into it. People think the Circus is just for fun – but it is a lot more than that!
THE CIRCUS is actually a a very special school. A University – in fact.
For Old Tricks and New Tricks.
At the CIRCUS, there are EXPERTS.
At the CIRCUS, there are TRAINERS.
At the CIRCUS, there are TEACHERS.
Here in Triflora, there are so many Beings and so many places that all kinds of clothes and shoes are needed. Some are woven from spider silk. Some are made from the fine cottons of the Garden. Some are spun from seaweeds and coral threads.
Down here in Triflora, Beings do all kinds of things. They fly and they walk on their hands and they live deep under the Sea. It is very important that their clothes are just right for whatever it is that they are doing.
Here are a few of the things we wear and use in Triflora.
Nana does not like SUITS. She tried to get them banned from Triflora but too many people wanted to keep wearing SUITS and they kept right on wearing them no matter what she said.
The best place to get a suit is from STANLEY STANHOPE. He knows just what a suit needs to be like and tailors them specially for you. This is his motto:
SUITS THAT SUIT YOU.
Stanley Stanhope once dressed the Lions of Triflora. That was before they grew fur of their own. Now he simply makes suits but he still uses a Lion in his advertisements.
Clowns’ Clothing is also made by the 4 Grasshoppers.
Clowns need Tough clothing too and most clowns have soft hearts.
The 4 Grasshoppers get their strength from Oats. They need strength because they make almost all the safety clothing for the Insects of Triflora. Here they are, dressed in their own Golden Hopper Suits. Insects usually have very soft bodies and the 4 Grasshoppers make Strong Clothing for Soft Hearts.
The 4 Grasshoppers ONLY make clothes for Insects and Clowns. They will not make clothes for anyone else at all.
All the rest of the Circus clothes are made by the CLOWNS.
A clown will never make his or her own clothes but they certainly make great clothes for the other Circus People.
Here is their motto:
KLOWNS’ KLOTHES FOR KLASSY KLOBBER.
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