‘How do I feel?’ [Sam] cried. ‘Well, I don’t know how to say it. I feel, I feel’ — he waved his arms in the air — ‘I feel like spring after winter, and sun on the leaves; and like trumpets and harps and all the songs I have ever heard!’
— The Lord of the Rings 6:IV
At long last winter has come to an end in the northern lands of the Primary World and now come once again the days of sunshine and rain, green grass and green leaves, and blue sky and white clouds.
If you’re feeling like wearing an outfit of fresh, bright colours to go along with the season, here are some springtime selections to help provide some inspiration.