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Two hundred years and counting

I didn’t realise til I read this blog post by Calmgrove that 2017 is the bicentenary of Jane Austen’s death. Should I re-read her novels? I haven’t read any (apart from my favourite, … 156 more words

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Edward Lear in the TLS

The Times Literary Supplement for 3 February has not one, not two, but three articles on Edward Lear:

Adam Kendon’s “Edward Lear Painting Parrots… 143 more words

Edward Lear

1988, writing about experiences

So trying to write about an experience in a round about way as applied to the character who remains unnamed so far. It ties in some other ideas and tries to bring some meaning though also while underlying the inherent lack of meaning in the gestures mentioned. 433 more words

Shirin Sahba's Painting

Dear friends,

I’m thrilled to share with you Shirin Sahba‘s stunning new painting, specially commissioned for the cover of Year of the Nightingale. 112 more words

Coming Attractions/Distractions

November 2, 2016, Prescott-

Today, I was to report to jury duty- until I wasn’t.

I went by HR and dutifully reported that fact,

and took the day as a religious Holy Day, 123 more words


New Brontë Society Publication for Charlotte's Bicentenary- Article by Maddalena De Leo

On August the 19th 2016 the well known Australian Brontë scholar Christine Alexander presented her latest publication, Celebrating Charlotte Brontë Trasforming Life into Literature in Jane Eyre, written with the Canadian scholar Sara L. 242 more words


Let Us March on To Fame: Next Issue 21 October 2016 Penang Free School Bicentenary

Well, you already know the images (https://myfdc.me/2016/09/08/strong-and-faithful/), so I guess the price list of all the available products will be useful. A mobile post office (Post on Wheels) will be sent to the school to sell and postmark the First Day Covers, very much like 50 years ago! 185 more words

Malaysia First Day Covers