Austen’s World Wrap Up. July 27, 2017

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Jane Austen on the Go
    Dear Readers, Once again I found myself traveling between Richmond and Baltimore to visit family. In theory, the route over I-95 should take only 2 hours and 45 minutes. Hah! This time the trip took 5 hours due to heavy traffic and a thunderstorm or two. While driving, I love to listen to my favorite […]

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. July 20, 2017

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Exploring Jane Austen’s Prayers
    Exploring Jane Austen’s Prayers, by Rachel Dodge As we reflect this month on the beautiful written treasures Jane Austen left behind her in this world, we also celebrate the wonderful life that she lived. Though she has been gone 200 years now, her novels are a continual gift we can enjoy again and again. And […]
  • Animal Characters and a Sale!
    A lot of my favorite romance authors include animals in their romances. In Regencies, we often have horses, but other animals, usually pets, can add fun to a story. Laura Kinsale usually (always?) includes some sort of “mascot animal” in … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. July 13, 2017

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Visiting Jane Austen’s Home: Celebrating 200 Years in Hampshire, Rachel Dodge
    “Ah! there is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.” This line from Mrs. Elton in Emma is quite humorous, but the quote itself holds an eternal truth for most of us. There really is no place like one’s own home. For Jane Austen, “home” was in Hampshire, a lush, green county in the […]
  • On Research & Rabbit Holes
    I know you understand the issues –I think all of us here tend to be research geeks. Sometimes it’s hard to pull ourselves away from the endless journey of searching out more information, more fascinating details –just a little more … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. July 6, 2017

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • House Hunters, Lake District Style
    I just returned home from the Number One London tour of the Lake District. What a fabulous time! We saw vistas like this: And this: What an inspirational trip! I just so happen to be starting a new book and … Continue reading
  • Ice Cream in July During the Georgian Era
    Gentle Reader, This week marks the July 4th holiday in the U.S., which means family gatherings, outdoor picnics, firework celebrations, and, most of all, ice cream! This delicious treat became more and more common at the turn of the 19th century when the method of transporting and storing great big blocks of ice over long […]

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