North & South, Gaskell, and...what is tea, anyway?
While digging around on the internet I found this: http://www.sanditon.infoSanditon was Jane Austen's last, partially completed, novel of around 24,000 words, written between January 27th 1817 and March 18th 1817. Jane's niece Anna, the daughter of Jane's eldest brother James, had been brought up in her youngest years at Steventon with the 18 year older … Continue reading Fun Friday – Standiton The Play
Professor Kathryn Sutherland from the University of Oxford talks about some of Jane Austen's manuscripts from the novel "The Watsons" and what we can learn about her from these.The video can be found here.
In case, you haven't seen it here is the first official trailer for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
This clip is a bit old, but the way John Stewart can weave a Jane Austen reference into a talk about the Middle East military issues is quite good and can always be shared. The clip should start at the lead into the reference if not you can jump to about 8:20 to see the … Continue reading Fun Friday: The Wit of John Stewart
For those who won't be able to join us as the Kuser Farm Mansion tomorrow of our Box Hill Picnic.Here is some more information about the house, grounds and the Kuser family:About Kuser Mansion2015 Kuser Mansion Tours, Movies and PresentationsKuser Mansion Photo Gallery
The new video from College Humor:Nothing's funkier than Post-Edwardian British class struggles.
Just thought I'd share this blooper reel in case you didn't see it earlier this week.
I had no idea what to post today, then I was on my Pinterest page and thought, ooo I'll share pins of famous people with pugs. Here's my Pug Board and feel free to follow me or any of my other boards on Pinterest.First up - The Duke of Windsor and his pug DizzyNext we … Continue reading Fun Friday: Pugs and Famous People