#Flashlore 09

“If Candlemas day be dry and fair, the half o’winter to come and mair. If Candlemas day be wet and foul, the half o’winter gane at Yule.”

— Scottish Traditional Rhyme

Painting of shepherd, dog and sheep on a snowy hill.

Suggested reading: Richardson, M.A. (1844), The Local Historian’s Table Book of Remarkable Ocurrences. Available HERE.

Image: Jones, Charles (1866), On the Hills of Scotland, Winter. Available HERE.

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