#JaneWithATwist: Strawberries for Emma
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  “You had better explore to Donwell,” replied Mr. Knightley. “That may be done without horses. Come, and eat my strawberries. They are ripening fast.” – Emma, Chapter 42 In anticipation of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Emma this week (December 25th, … Read More

#JaneWithATwist : Happy Birthday!
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      “The winter of 1775 was a hard one. On 11 November the naturalist Gilbert White saw that the trees around his Hampshire village of Selbourne had lost almost all their leaves. “Trees begin to be naked,” he … Read More

#JaneWithATwist : A Restorative
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    From Jane to Cassandra, written Nov. 20-21, 1800 “—I believe I drank too much wine last night at Hurstbourne; I know not how else to account for the shaking of my hand today;—You will kindly make allowance for … Read More

London Calling
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Part 3 of a 3-post blog series on my trip to England last month. Did you miss the other posts? Well, here they are: Part 1      Part 2 The last week of my trip to England was spent … Read More

England 2015: Out and About
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(Part 2 of a 3-part blog series on my trip to England last month – in case you missed it, here is Part 1) The first half of my jaunt into England was spent away from the big city: Bath … Read More

Jane’s Footsteps
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I’ve been busy. Generally, being busy is a good thing, and I’ve always had a lot to do: my full-time day job, my writing, a few hobbies, my home and my family. But lately I’ve been teetering on that edge … Read More

#1932Turns5: Gift Card Winner!
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The winner of a 10$ Amazon Gift Card is :   Joy K   Congratulations! I have been in touch with Joy by email and will forward her gift card right along.   99cent sale on ‘1932’ You can still … Read More

#1932Turns5 – Today!
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  July 16, 1933 A 22-year-old farmer, a quiet stoic man, sat in a horse drawn buggy beside his bride. She was almost 16 years old (not unusual for the time) – almost as tall as her groom – dark haired, dark … Read More

#1932Turns5 : Fashion
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Today, a short but sweet post for #1932Turns5. I invite you all to head over to my Pinterest board to look at 1930s fashion Anyone have a favorite look or item from the 1930s?   Jane’s dress was a lovely … Read More

#1932Turns5: Guest Post by Beau North
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Today, a guest post by Beau North, whose novel – Longbourn’s Songbird, will be released by Meryton Press this fall. Welcome, Beau!   When Karen mentioned the five-year anniversary of her excellent novel 1932, I jumped at the chance to write this … Read More

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