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The Great Exhibition of 1851

The Great Exhibition provides a significant context for the first few novels that we are studying: Charles Dickens’s Bleak House (1852-3), Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford (1853), and Wilkie Collins’s… 682 more words


Wednesday Reflections #27 – Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

Via: Daily Prompt – Interest & Deny

Title     Cranford

Author     Elizabeth Gaskell

Genre     English Literature, Classic

Publisher      Heritage Illustrated Publishing

Publication Date      March 17, 2014… 1,692 more words

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A couple of weeks ago we were visiting family in the Bristol area so on the way down we stopped in at National Trust property Lacock. 360 more words

National Trust

Whoa. 10 years of this lame blog?

Yep. 10 years of this. Granted, 4 posts a year does not a decent blog make, but we’re still here, and the archives have some less cringe-worthy things. 267 more words


Let The Adventure Begin.......

Easier said than done…..

You would think after doing this for so many years, that I would have the routine down by now. Nope! The process is never dull from beginning to end. 404 more words

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Thoughts on 750 Walnut

Unfortunately I could not attend the Community Center meeting last night. From the sounds of things I would not have gotten in anyway.


For non-Cranford readers, a large parcel near the southern border of town was an office / warehouse park that is owned by Hartz Mountain, the flea collar people. 796 more words


Family Sues Over 'Fight Club' At Cranford, N.J. Preschool

CRANFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Cranford, New Jersey couple is suing a local pre-school where children were allegedly forced to take part in a fight club. 178 more words