Austen’s World Wrap Up. March 31, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Debut author Ingrid Hahn visits the Riskies!
    Today I’m very excited to welcome debut author Ingrid Hahn to the Riskies with her book To Win a Lady’s Heart. Welcome, Ingrid and congratulations! England, 1811. When John Merrick, the Earl of Corbeau, is caught in a locked storeroom … Continue reading
  • Jane Austen Day 2016 in Philadelphia
    Jane Austen Day will be celebrated in Philadelphia, Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad St. Click here for more information. Theme: Join JASNA Eastern Pennsylvania Region at the exquisite Union League for a day celebrating the bicentenary of the publication of Emma in Philadelphia, the […]

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. March 24, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Ridicules and Riticules
    I asked in a reader group what topics people were interested in having covered on blogs these days and got a whole list of things that I’ll be tackling in the coming months, but the one that seemed the most … Continue reading
  • Jane Austen and Dialect by Tony Grant
    Inquiring readers, It’s time to lay Downton Abbey reviews aside and return to Jane Austen, since that is where my passion lies. Tony Grant, London Calling, has been a contributor to this blog for many years. He has written a piece that is quite original – how would Darcy’s first proposal to Lizzie sound if […]

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. March 17, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. March 10, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Cranford & the Social Aspects of Needlework
    I thought for today’s post, I’d elaborate a little on my February post about needlework, and talk about the social aspects of needlework. As any crafter knows, there is an immense satisfaction in gifting your work to your friends and … Continue reading
  • War & Peace
    Bizarrely shown on three cable channels, A&E, Lifetime, and History, the BBC’s  adaptation of War and Peace seems to have come and gone without much notice. And it deserves a lot of attention because this is one of the most … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. March 3, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • A cover for non-devotional activity
    I had never heard of box pews until I started writing the Lively St. Lemeston series! However, they were much more common in England during the Regency than bench-style pews. Wikipedia explains: Box pews provided privacy and allowed the family … Continue reading
  • Downton Abbey S6 E8: The Marigold Silence of DOOM
    Let’s cut to the chase, shall we, and not be blindsided by the numerous side trips in Episode 8 of Season 6. After this week, the creators of Downton Abbey will have one meager episode left to tie a multitude of plotlines into one neat strand. Will Episode 9 leave viewers satisfied? Is it possible? […]

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