[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Mohican WWWboard ] [ FAQ ]

Posted by Elaine on October 24, 1999 at 19:20:07:

In Reply to: Re: Observer Article posted by caitlin on October 24, 1999 at 07:32:53:

: : There's an article in today's (Oct. 24) CHARLOTTE OBSERVER about Chimney ROck Park which mentions LOTM. (As in scenes featuring Daniel Day-Lewis, etc. were filmed there.) There's a nice shot of the falls. It was written by a Florida reporter. I'm off now to Biltmore House for Michaelmas, the final day.

: : -Susan

: -------------
: Greetings Susan!
: Ahh, the Biltmore. Such a lovely spot for a Sunday afternoon.
: May I ask, what is "Michaelmas"?
: caitlin

Hi Caitlin,

Michaelmas (September 29) is the Feast Day of St. Michael. The Anglo-Norman arrival elevated its celebratory significance (Anglo-Norman customs ALWAYS took precedent) in Ireland.

The two important harvest seasons marked in Ireland by Michaelmas concern apples & geese. Where apple orchards are plentiful, the fruit is harvested & cider production begins. Spring hatched geese are ready for market beginning on Michaelmas (this goose harvest is known as Fomhar na ngean) & the traditional Michaelmas dinner is ... right, goose.

Follow Ups:

Post a Followup

Name    : 
E-Mail  : 
Subject : 
Comments: Optional Link URL: Link Title: Optional Image URL:

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Mohican WWWboard ] [ FAQ ]