Under Sydenham Skies: A Celebration of Country Life

Under Sydenham Skies: A Celebration of Country Life

by Cornelia Baines



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781550416152
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 08/01/2000
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Cornelia J. Baines is a Fitzhenry and Whiteside author.

Table of Contents

Photographs and Illustrationsxi
In the Beginning
Chapter 1Serendipity3
Chapter 2The First Year12
Chapter 3First Neighbours27
The Past
Chapter 4How the Land Began35
Chapter 5Lives Lived47
Chapter 6Town Rituals60
Chapter 7Spring Rituals70
Chapter 8Summer Rituals85
Chapter 9Autumn Rituals102
Chapter 10Winter Rituals113
Chapter 11Practising Frugality126
Chapter 12Nature's Bounty136
What We Did
Chapter 13One Step at a Time145
Chapter 14Farming 101160
Chapter 15How Did Our Garden Grow?169
Chapter 16Gilding the Lily179
Chapter 17Parties to Remember193
Chapter 18Reflections205
Ode to Sydenham215
Regional Distractions217

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