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7 Things: May 2016

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In the Mood for a Little Victorian?: Lark Rise To Candleford (1939-1943), by Flora Thompson

This book is #87 on my Classics Club list.

A couple of years ago I began watching a hugely enjoyable BBC series. And then, one season in, I discovered that it had in fact been based on a series of books. 783 more words


Floppy Faith

This morning I woke up feeling like it was 7 in the morning. It was it 9:37 am. I justified this feeling of tiredness by reminding myself that daylight savings ended or started yesterday. 1,084 more words


Reviewing Lark Rise to Candleford

Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson, with an introduction by Phillip Mallett was a pleasure.

Ms. Thompson’s three semi autobiographical books (or lightly fictionalized as Mallett puts it), Lark Rise (1939), Over to Candleford (1941) and Candelford Green (1943) were brought together in 1945 along with 30 wood engravings by Julie Neild create a vivid, yet gentle picture of the 1880’s… 118 more words

Lark Rise to Candleford

I’ve caught up quite a bit on my period dramas since graduating from college. One of the most charming is Lark Rise to Candleford, a BBC series about late 19th century life in the English countryside. 330 more words


Aligning with real life

The nature writer Richard Mabey is the author of a large book on the plants of Great Britain, Flora Brittanica. His latest work is a biography of the author of the… 167 more words