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La Vie En Rose

Posted by Cakes Grace 18/09/2018 0 Comment(s)


La Vie En Rose


La vie en rose literally translates to Life in pink. However, it would be better translated to life through rosy (pink) glasses. The idea is to depict a state where everything appears rosy and cheerful to you. It's about a state of bliss when everything around you is a source of joy. This is the kind of state you are usually in when you are deeply in love.


The idea is to be idealistic or naive, thinking that life is perfect and everything will be fine. It can also mean that you are in love, and the world seems magical and perfect around you. A metaphorical translation could be ’’seeing the world through a magical lens” or ’’projecting your inner happiness all around you”.




  • The great Chinese philosopher, Confucius, is said to have had a 600 book library specifically on how to care for roses

  • The world's oldest living rose bush is thought to be 1000 years old. Today, it continues to bloom on the wall of the Hildesheim Cathedral in Germany

  • In Ancient Greek mythology, when Venus' son Cupid was stung by a bee he accidentally shot arrows into a rose garden. It was believed to be the sting of the arrows that caused the roses to grow thorns. When Venus walked through the garden and pricked her foot on a thorn, it was the droplets of her blood which turned the roses red

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