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World (Open) Book Day

My name is Sarah and I am a book addict. It’s out of control. I am a member of 2 book clubs, go to literary festivals, and second hand bookshops are my class A – the dustier the better. 558 more words


Balboa Park

“To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.”

-Jane Austen

Balboa Park is celebrating its centennial. 67 more words

Chisme Chick Shop

Gentleman-like manner

A gentleman ruins your lipstick

not your mascara.


Longbourn by Jo Baker

Longbourn is a behind-the-scenes look at Pride and Prejudice. As Baker explains, “when a meal is served in P&P, it has been prepared in… 380 more words

Book Review

I thought that I was a lot like Elinor, till Marianne burst through moments. It is then that I realised that I lie somewhere in those shades of grey that sometimes looks black but is white too which really makes it neither black nor white.

Top Ten Tuesday : Top 10 Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Broke and Bookish. This week the topic is top ten heroines.

1. Jane Eyre: Smart, witty, compassionate, resilient and independent, Jane refuses to compromise her principles even for the man she loves. 354 more words


50 shades of Jane Austen ain't proud of you

Hi y’all!

Here you might think, “bollocks, another post about 50 shades of grey” and you are absolutely right my friends.

Did I read the trilogy? 479 more words