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Stand-up Comedy

I’m not ready to do stand-up comedy.

My delivery sucks.

But yesterday I was picking up on a strange “anybody-can-go-to-Oxford” vibe at The Guardian. 219 more words

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
― Jane Austen


And then it all went wrong..

Ok, so maybe the title was a tiiiny bit misleading. I mean, my life isn’t tragic or anything. Its just a bit..tense now. I’m sure most of you can relate. 583 more words


Hi, I’m Cherryl and I am a book addict. I will (and do) read just about everything, although as the blog tagline above may indicate, I have a particular weakness for books to do with fiction, food, and travel. 73 more words


Famous figureheads get clever letterheads

If there’s anything I’m a sucker for, it’s design and history. And the fabulously named Moo.com stationery company just won my heart with a promotional collection they created that combines both. 405 more words


Colin Firth Says the Wet Pride and Prejudice Shirt is a Fake

Colin Firth is kind of puzzled about why his wet Darcy shirt is such a big deal. The scene in which he emerges from the lake in the BBC’s 1995 version of… 213 more words

Book Review: Emma by Jane Austen

Greetings! Welcome to “Throw Back Thursday.” For school I had to read a few books for my British Literature class. Some that I have read before (Beowulf, Canterbury Tales, and Sherlock Holmes), some that I’ve wanted to read (Sir Gawain and the Green Night), and some that I was afraid to read (Emma, and A Tale of Two Cities). 734 more words