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Oxford Cottage, Chapter 12

Are you ready to get the ladies back to safety?  This chapter is where that happens….after a confrontation with Wickham of course….but finally, Darcy and Elizabeth are back together. 51 more words

Oxford Cottage

Commonplace: Jane Austen's Emma and Mr. Woodhouse's Crime

Rereading Austen is always fun, and Emma particularly so, not least – as P.D. James pointed out – because so much of the pleasure of that novel involves reading both the hidden and the explicit plots alongside each other, which you can only do once you know the twist.  910 more words

100 Happy Leaves | Day 1: Urnest

Soundtrack for this post: Landlocked Blues by Bright Eyes.

People documenting their 100 Happy Days seems to be something of a phenomenon these days. Being mindful and thinking about the good things in my life is something that interests me immensely; I’ve put a little twist on the theme, and will be blogging about my 100 Happy Leaves every day until…the 18th October. 250 more words

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