Berry Christmas

… we still dreſs up both our churches and houses, on Christmas and other festival days, with this cheerful green, and its rutilant berries. [i]

Ilex_aquifolium_01aCommon Holly (Ilex aquifolium).

Season’s greetings to one and all!

Jack Plane

[i] John Evelyn, Silva: or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesty’s dominions, as it was delivered in The Royal society, on the 15th of October 1662, third edition, volume 1, York, 1801, p. 272.

About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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4 Responses to Berry Christmas

  1. diceloader says:

    There may even be a few rutilant faces after one too many festive sherries.

    Reading your blog has expanded my vocabulary … and now it won’t go back in!


  2. James Pallas says:

    Seasons greetings to you and yours as well.


  3. Eric R says:

    Thank you Jack.
    And Merry Christmas.


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