This little rabbit with wings was a favourite of my childhood. This illustration is from 'Pookie And The Swallows' by Ivy L. Wallace. Pookie lives with Belinda in Bluebell Wood......Belle and Boo, years down the line, seem to echo this same protective relationship that's so appealing.
The swallow is a bird that chooses a mate for life and will only nest with that bird and no other. Therefore a swallow tattoo is also a symbol for everlasting love and loyalty to the family. Swallow pairs travel long distances, only to find their way back to each other at home. That's why I got mine! by Rayne790
"Τα xελιδονίσματα" ( The "Swallow Songs"), Athens, Benaki Museum, 1996 (handicraft) Since antiquity, children have celebrated the end of winter and the return of the swallows by singing the "Swallow Song". Holding the likeness of a swallow, children would wander around the town singing the Swallow Song and asking for treats. The custom of the Swallow Song was practised in many regions of Greece until modern times. In order to greet the swallows,