December 21st, 2015

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Midwinter Spring is its own Season

I know, Jack in the Green is a May Day figure. Indeed, I saw him last May, walking down the Gloucester Road...

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... but in this strangely spring-like winter, rife with unseasonal daffodils and confused squirrels, Jack's a natural figure to mark the Solstice. Besides, "Jack in the Green" is a song as much about winter as spring.



(Oh, and Happy Birthday, Will.)