November. Illustration: Green Woodpecker from ‘The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady’ by Edith Holden. Advertisements
November: from ‘The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady’ by Edith Holden Read More:♔The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady
The Tale Of Benjamin Bunny, 1904 by Beatrix Potter. Illustration: Peter’s mother selling “herbs, and rosemary tea, and rabbit-tobacco” (Lavender).
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 […]
“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.
‘Bluebird, glowing Elm’, October 1905. By Edith Holden. From ‘The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady’.