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romance and realism: Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

I love Elizabeth Gaskell’s writing. One of my all time favourites is North and South, and the BBC dramatisation of it is superb. A great favourite when I was much younger is… 919 more words


Currently, Costume Dramas

I’ve written here before – many times – about my love of costume dramas, specifically of the British variety. I got hooked my senior year of college, in the early days of my Netflix subscription, when I returned hungover as fuck from spring break and burned through Cranford in the 24 hours before my roommates returned, crying my eyes out while watching little old ladies stir up mischief in an English market town on the brink of the industrial era. 704 more words


Cranford Real Estate Market Report - April 2015

The Cranford, NJ, Real Estate Market Report for First Quarter, 2015

Winter is the slowest time in Union County Real Estate. Not only do homes… 371 more words

Union County

Cooking with Cast Iron

About a month ago I bought my first set of cast iron cookware. It was on sale, ridiculously on sale, through Amazon and figured I better strike while the cast iron is hot, throw out my old cookware and replace it with a beautiful set. 432 more words


By Deblina Hazra

Michel Foucault saw the nineteenth century as one obsessed with history and commented that the present epoch would be an epoch of space. 5,189 more words

Inaugural Issue

I Blame Cranford: The February 2015 Culprit

Two months in, and I’m already posting after the month is over. Bummer.

Clearly punctuality is not one of my strong suits (at least when blogging is concerned.) However, that does make blogging about the four measly books I read last month a little easier. 760 more words

Reading Challenges

WATCH: Cool dad builds amazing homemade luge track in yard

WATCH ABOVE: Joseph Colangelo’s luge track has gone viral and there’s a good reason why – it’s awesome. Scott Rapoport reports.

The coolest father in the world could be living in New Jersey, after reports emerged of a man building an epic luge track in his yard for his three kids to enjoy during the winter. 319 more words