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26. Mamma Mia.

Charles and Jane exchanged their vows against the backdrop of a beautiful water feature tucked away in an unsuspecting venue that few knew about. It was officiated by a reverend and witnessed by close family members, a few relatives,the groomsmen and bridesmaids. 742 more words


A Writer's trip to Bath!

This is Bath! Last Sunday, my boyfriend, my best friend and I all bundled into my tiny car and hit the road. Destination Bath, probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to. 279 more words


Jane Austen and pornography

Now that I have captured your attention with the title, let me get a few boring bits out of the way before getting on to the meatier part of the story. 662 more words


The Austen-Serena Conundrum

A couple of days ago, I was re-reading Pride and Prejudice when I had an epiphany. I’m talking balloons, fireworks, the whole nine yards, as I realised – wouldn’t the characters on Gossip Girl be perfect playing those in Pride and Prejudice? 365 more words


She must seek them abroad

Jane Austen, that endless font of eminently quotable bits of wisdom, notes in the opening of Northanger Abbey that ‘if adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad… 358 more words


25. The good, the bad and the ugly.

The Lucas cousins met over a weekend at our grandparents’ home.

It was a potluck and Grandma Lucas had prepared her signature deep fried chicken wings. 426 more words


Issues in Modernizing Old Novels: Character Development

There are a variety of problems and concerns I have as author and reader of modernizations.  One of those issues is character development.  I often ask myself the question: can said character exist in the 21st century?   520 more words

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