The Book of WHEN? Front Cover

ISBN 1 904919 20 0

135 x 202 mm

Hardback

320pp

RRP £7.99

The Book of WHEN?

Compiled and edited by Rodney Dale

A Dictionary of TIMES & SEASONS

 

Among the treasures you will discover in When?

 

Canada Day — July I; observed as a public holiday in Canada in commemoration of the proclamation of dominion status in 1867.

Fire Festivals — The four ancient Celtic quarter days (Samhain, Imbolc, Beltane and Lughnasadh).

Red Letter Day — A lucky day; a day to be recalled with delight. In ecclesiastical calendars important feast days and saints' days were illuminated (now printed) in red (rubrication), other days in black.

Yellow River — 'When the Yellow River runs clear' is a Chinese expression for 'never'.