• She belongs to the winter that is past, to the darkness that is over, and has no part or lot in the life I shall lead for the next six months. Oh, I could dance and sing for joy that the spring is here! What a ressurection of beauty there is in my garden, and of brightest hope in my heart.

    Elizabeth Von Arnim (2006). “Elizabeth and Her German Garden”, p.156, Filiquarian Publishing, LLC.