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Edith Holden

♔January Edith Holden

Went for a country walk. Every twig on every tree and bush was outlined in silver tracery against the sky; some of the dead grasses and seed vessels growing by the roadside, were especially beautiful, every detail sparkling with frost crystals in the sunlight. ~Edith Holden, In Her Own Words. […]

♔December-Edith Holden

If cold December gave you birth— The month of snow, and ice, and mirth— Place on your hand a turquoise blue, Success will bless whate’er you do. “A Gem for Every Month,”-Author unknown, c.1883 illustration: December 1906: Blackbird, Robin, Blue Tit, Ivy & Holly. ‘From ‘The Country Diary Of An […]

October- Edith Holden

“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun…” ~John Keats (1795–1821), “To Autumn” Illustration: ‘October’, ‘The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady’, by Edith Holden.