Thursday, 9 April 2009
"The first day of spring was once the time for taking the young virgins into the fields, there in dalliance to set an example in fertility for nature to follow. Now we just set the clocks an hour ahead and change the oil in the crankcase."
- E.B. White, "Hot Weather," One Man's Meat, 1944
Photograph Richard Milne-Beltane Fire Society