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Happy August!

It’s already the start of the new school year, and I am anxiously but excitedly awaiting my first day of class… I already met some of my new classmates at a tech session, where we struggled through a to-do list of getting our laptops battle ready (I hope my 4 year old Mac will stand the test of time…). 331 more words

Food

Days 17 & 18

Day 17 – A required reading in school book that you remember most fondly.

Again, there are a lot of books I remember vividly from being a young primary school child up until I finished at 18.   355 more words

Book Review - Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Over this past week I have been locked up in the mysterious yet light and heart warming read called Northanger Abbey. It all started on a monday afternoon when I had just fallen out with a friend and was in need of a serious pick-me-up. 305 more words

Reading

Days 8 - 14 of my Literary Quotes Challenge

Ok, I know, I know, my new found dedication to doing this daily lasted no time at all but I am still here, I promise.  So here we go for a bulk update on my literary quotes challenge. 955 more words

Pride and Prejudice 

P&P set my mind in a twirl.

Lady Jane’s writings? Not quite a pearl.

‘Cause last time I checked:

(This might be suspect,)

Darcy’s a name for a girl! 😜

Poetry

Jane Austen: The Anti-Romantic

Featured Image: “Portrait of Jane Austen in watercolor and pencil” by Cassandra Austen, CC BY-SA 3.0

I should like to begin this piece by relating how as a young man, enamored of education and lecherous of literature, I first came upon the works of Jane Austen in the hopes of satiating my scholarlust. 2,149 more words

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Austen

Three bootblacks

1896

Clear comfort, bedroom

1892

(Self) Portrait

1892

Resource: http://aliceausten.org/

Photography