November is usually such a disagreeable month…as if the year had suddenly found out that she was growing old and could do nothing but weep and fret over it. This year is growing old gracefully…just like a stately old lady who knows she can be charming even with gray hair […]
The wall is silence, the grass is sleep, Tall trees of peace their vigil keep, And the Fairy of Dreams with moth-wings furled. Plays soft on her flute to the drowsy world. ~The Witches of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (June 9, 1888 – June 25, 1960) was an […]
☆╮✮ ╰☆╮”Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.“ . ☆╮✮ ╰☆╮ ~Macbeth, William Shakespeare Illustration: The Witches Sabbath 1928, by Arthur Rackham.
‘The View From Poppy Hill’ by British artist, Joe Grundy.
The flower bloomed and faded. The sun rose and sank. The lover loved and went. ~Virginia Woolf, ‘Orlando’ Illustration: Freia ‘the Fair One’ by Arthur Rackham 1910, from ‘The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie’ by Richard Wagner.
‘Bluebird, glowing Elm’, October 1905. By Edith Holden. From ‘The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady’.