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The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady: Edith Holden

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Though the temptation to stay cosy indoors is often difficult to resist, most mornings I try to get into the garden, breathe the crisp air and, if I’m lucky, feel the faint caress of the winter sun on my face. For he has unearthed a diverse range of authors - from literary greats such as Hardy and Scott; to playwrights and poets, such as Bennett and Sassoon to more contemporary sources, like Roger Deakin and Derwent May.

For fifteen years I meandered round the quiet streets near my North London home - walking slowly with kids by my side, or in prams or on my shoulders. This beautifully packaged facsimile of Edith Holden s original diary is filled with a naturalist s masterful paintings and delightful observations chronicling the English countryside throughout 1906.

This souvenir of a bygone era serves not only as a calming touchstone, but a reminder that as long as we choose to see it, we are still surrounded by beauty and grace.

The pages you see above are examples of what you will receive and not necessarily what you will get as pages will be selected at random. uk will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, actual, contingent, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. I bought this book back in the '70s when it was highly popular, but somehow lost my copy, so when I saw a hardback copy for just one penny I had to have it!He is the co-editor of two other anthologies: The Assassin’s Cloak and Those Who Marched Away (both published by Canongate). Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. It shuffles mouse-like around my feet, wings and tail flicking nervously, as it pecks tiny seeds from the plumy seedheads of the self-sown Panicum capillare grass sprouting between the patio paving stones.

The EU will be removing the current €22 value minimum VAT threshold meaning that all goods entering the EU will be subject to customs clearance and VAT charges. If the item comes direct from a manufacturer, it may be delivered in non-retail packaging, such as a plain or unprinted box or plastic bag.The column is credited with the first use in print of the term " Jizz", in a piece by Thomas Coward of 6 December 1921, subsequently included in his 1922 book "Bird Haunts and Nature Memories". The images used on these sites are the property of their respective copyright owners, and are used by CalendarClub. The daily Country Diary in the Guardian newspaper has now passed its centenary and is the longest running newspaper column in Britain.

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