Monthly Archives: February 2014

Edith Holden’s Writings and Drawings from April 1906 Country Diary of An Edwardian Lady

Mottoes. “April weather, rain and sunshine both together.” “When April blows his horn Tis good for both hay and corn.” “An April flood carries away the frog and his brood.” “Oh; how this spring of love resembleth The uncertain glory of … Continue reading

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Country Diary of An Edwardian Lady: March Episode Three Video Recording Edith Holden

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Edith Holden’s Writings and Drawings from March 1906 Country Diary of An Edwardian Lady

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Country Diary of An Edwardian Lady: February Episode Two Video Recording

The February drawings and writings are here:  https://edithholden.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/edith-holdens-writings-and-illustrations-from-february-1906-country-diary-of-an-edwardian-lady/

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Edith Holden’s Writings and Illustrations from February 1906 Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

  Feb. 1. Dull day with slight drizzle of rain in the morning but bright and mild in the afternoon. 2. Candlemas day. Wil and stormy. 3. It says in today’s Chronicle that at Dover a Blackbird’s nest with two … Continue reading

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Edith Holden’s Writings from January 1906 Country Diary of An Edwardian Lady

This is not one of my favorite of Holden’s illustrations; but it is one of the January 1906 Illustrations. Below I am copying the January entries for Country Diary.  Notice that entries can be no more than a few words–just … Continue reading

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Country Diary Video Is Excellent Resource for Writers And Writing Teachers

Edith Holden was an incredible illustrator during the late 19th & early 20th centuries. In another post, I discuss how I have used her books [nature journals] for the past couple of years to help teach my students how to … Continue reading

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