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Jane of Green Gables

It is always interesting what you find when clicking links indiscriminately while browsing the internet. I came across this interesting article Jane of Green Gables: L. M Montgomery’s Reworking of Austen’s Legacy by Miriam Rheingold Fuller, which links my two favourite authors. I found this article via Sarah Emsley and I find her through the janeites email list […]

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Northanger Abbey – BBC 1987

I have set my self the task of watching the adaptations in the order Austen wrote the novels :- Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma and Persuasion. I have several versions of each so this should keep me busy for sometime. First up this version of Northanger Abbey This one has […]

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Sense and Spontaneity

I saw the last performance of Sense and Spontaneity (I know no good if you then write a review, but now I don’t feel so bad about taking so long to write this review!) This show was hilarious – the two actors were brilliant (so quick witted).  With a series of hats and bonnets they created various different characters […]

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2014 in Review

It is summer holidays here – which means super hot weather and school holidays – so not a lot of time to get anything done. For me the highlights of last year were Val McDermid’s remake of Northanger Abbey (much more successful than either Emma or Sense and Sensibility) and Austenland  – I know other people hated this, but I […]

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I didn’t realise how long it was since my last post! This book, as you probably know, came out a while ago and I was strong and didn’t buy it. However, I like craft and I like Jane Austen, so it seemed the perfect book when I needed a bit of cheering up. It is […]

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Regency World

I came across this site (candicehern.com/regencyworld) while meandering around the web. There are lots of fashion images (like the one above) and more information on the regency period including things like a timeline and famous regency people.

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2013 In Review

Only 12 posts last year! I must do better next year. I have a few ideas, but, as you know, life can sometimes can in the way. The big finds for this year were The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Emma Approved. I came to The Lizzie Bennet Diaries late and watch it all in two long marathon sessions. I’m […]

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The kindle version of Jane Austen and Food by Maggie Lane is free at the moment (19th December 2013).

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Some Interesting Links

Just some interesting Jane Austen links I’ve stumbled across … http://www.bsecs.org.uk/ – if you search for Austen all sorts of things come up … like this http://www.bsecs.org.uk/Reviews/ReviewDetails.aspx?id=6&type=4 A review by Helen Garner http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/a-date-with-darcy-20130118-2cxh0.html  

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New Jane Austen Books

I’ve bought a few more Jane Austen Books … Jane Austen Game Theorist – Michael Suk-Young Chwe Among the Janeites – Deborah Yaffe Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen – Sarah-Jane Downing Why Jane Austen – Rachel M Brownstein Now I just need to find the time to read them properly.

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