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Book Review - Longbourn By Jo Baker

Longbourn is all a flutter, Netherfield has a new master, a ball is to be had and the Bennet girls are beyond excited as they prepare to be at one of society’s most elegant events. 832 more words

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take eighty• October challenge!!!

October 1, 2016

Okay. Okay. I know what you are thinking. That the last month long challenge that I did lasted way longer than a month…I am flawed. 181 more words


We had a bank holiday weekend at the end of August, and I was just not prepared for summer fun to end, so… We went to Bath for the day and spent the night in London. 392 more words


The Surge, Emma and Miss Bates.

Dear Ms. Anise, I have returned from leave and we have been pretty busy with the surge. There are a few more requests for books on nonprofit management and grant writing as well as for a copy of the book Catch 22. 149 more words

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West Wycombe Park - Sense and Sensibility (1811)

I’m off to visit West Wycombe Park in Buckinghamshire – stately home of the Dashwood family.

Why West Wycombe Park? Because it’s where they filmed the opening sequence of the classic 1986 fantasy movie Labyrinth. 1,668 more words


Photo Challenge: Nostalgia

Much of last month was spent sewing a dress for my daughter to wear to the Jane Austen Picnic at the Abbey Museum.  Because of the delicate fabric overlay, I had to hand-stitch much of it.  33 more words

Issues in Modernizing Classics: Should I?

Clearly the world is, for good or bad, in some type of reboot mania.  At least, Hollywood executives are.  While movie reboots seem to focus on changing the sex of characters or utilizing new technology to tell the same story, I have noticed something connected going on in fiction books.   423 more words

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