My first day of the month post is a day late - better late than never!
Below are two pages from The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden
The Saxons called it Hlydmonath meaning loud month for the windy weather or Lentmonath, meaning lengthening month, because of the
equinox and lengthening of days and this is the origin of the word Lent.
There are many weather sayings, the best known is