Posted by: rearadmiral | October 30, 2016

10/30 Not so spooky(?) week in review

Found via Sarah Emsley….I don’t agree but….

I read Emma for the first time about 20 years ago. I liked it very much, but it didn’t become a favorite. In fact, it took me 20 years to get around to it again, and I only returned to it bed…

Tea and cakes
A popular theme in Austen, Austenesque, and meetings of Janeites is tea, usually served with bread and butter or cakes, or both. In the time period, cakes usually referred to what we call soft cook…

Haven’t Rosamund and Felicity done Team Austen proud? Just saying…and they both have movies coming out soon!(Felicity has two!). I just enjoyed Rosamund’s narration of P&P!!!! -Kirk

An oldie but goodie…..

Miss Elizabeth Bennet: the inbox

The Queen’s English added 4 new photos.
October 24 at 8:00am ·
“And of this place,” thought she, “I might have been mistress!”

Elizabeth Bennett in Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen.

Photos: The Grand Chamber at Chatsworth House, Debyshire.

The Great Chamber is the largest room in the State Apartments. The Great Chamber includes a painted ceiling of a classical scene by Antonio Verrio. Italian-born Antonio Verrio (Naples, c. 1636 – 15 June 1707) was responsible for introducing Baroque mural painting into England and served the Crown over a thirty-year period.

A New Set of Caps
A New Set of Caps
“You cannot let me go, my babies need me.” Kerry Sinanan has written a guest post about her experience of re-reading Jane Austen’s Emma a few months after she almost died after giving birth to her …

20 Underrated and Obscure Period Dramas | The Silver Petticoat Review
20 underrated or obscure period dramas. Including Ballet Shoes, Durango, In Love and War, The Making of a Lady, Portrait of a Lady, & a Colin Firth film.


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