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The Sylph: The Duchess of Devonshire’s pre-Gothic and pre-Romantic Novel

In recent years, Georgiana Cavendish, nee Spencer, the Duchess of Devonshire, has enjoyed renewed interest due to the 2008 film The Duchess starring Keira Knightley, as well as her being an ancestral aunt to the late Princess Diana. 2,362 more words

Classic Gothic Novels

Review of Frances Burney's 'Evelina'

I’ve finally finished this three volume marathon and I wish I could write a more positive review.

I am particularly sorry to write a negative one about a woman who wrote one of the first novels which highlight women’s issues, in however limited a fashion, and who so bravely underwent an amputation of the breast in the days before anaesthetics. 1,188 more words


Fundraising for The Evelina Childrens Hospital

The fundraising is all going to plan, with over £4,000 on the Just Giving page and a few hundred quid in cash donations! Thank you to everyone who has donated so far. 185 more words


Marathon des Sables; Sand Dune Training

It’s been a while since I blogged, so will try and rattle out 2 or 3 in the next day or two to fill in the blanks. 1,338 more words


The ward layout on Lizard

I’m going to talk a lot about bed spaces in my next few posts, so I have drawn a little diagram of how the ward is laid out, at least from my memory. 19 more words

När vi var med i tidningen.

Har ju såklart glömt att berätta om när vi var med i tidningen EVELINA!

Egentligen var meningen med reportaget att vi skulle få reklam för ett evenemang vi arrangerade här i Eskilstuna. 132 more words

March 11, 2014......Finding Kant: Part IX......By Ray Adams

Finding Kant:  Part IX

By Ray Adams


     “Wow,” Billy said.  “I may have to think about majoring in something like that.  I love animals and communications, too.” 348 more words