January c. 1290, Ieneuer, from O.N.Fr. Genever (Fr. Janvier), attested from c.1120 in Anglo-Fr., from L. Januarius (mensis) ‘(the month) of Janus’
Janus, Roman god of gates, doors, doorways, beginnings, and endings
Kennington Park this afternoon:
And yesterday I thought I'd better take advantage of this beautiful weekend to try my first knitting-artfully-posed-in-garden shot.
Jemima, reclining on a winter-pinched plum tree in low, mid-afternoon January light.