2017, Reminisce

The Day After the Year Before – Part 2

The second part of the year unfortunately also had it's fair share of tragedy woven in-between though there have been some good bits. July  Sunday 9 July 2017 - The Lake District is an officially recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Friday 14 July 2017 - Two teenagers are arrested after a series of… Continue reading The Day After the Year Before – Part 2

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2017, Reminisce

The Day After the Year Before – Part 1

For the first part of the year Ed Sheeran dominated the UK music scene. Ed had a number of singles in the charts and his album divide was number 1. January  Friday 6 January 2017 - 5 men are killed in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Airport in Florida. Sunday 8 January 2017… Continue reading The Day After the Year Before – Part 1

2017, Blog, Update, Update

The End of the Year is Nigh…

Here we are once again at the end of 365 days that mark the year. Tonight many of you no doubt will be out there seeing out what can only be described as a turbulent year but between those dark times there have been glimmers of light. Tomorrow I will post a brief overview of… Continue reading The End of the Year is Nigh…

2017, Books, Days Out, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month, Travel

Austen Locations

I feel a little sad that this is my last Jane Austen themed post for 2017. I have enjoyed Jane Austen Month and I hope you have to? This last post contains places that I have been or want to go that have a connection to Jane Austen either directly or used as locations in… Continue reading Austen Locations

2017, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month, Movies, Review

Pride & Prejudice… &..er..Zombies?

P R I D E   A N D   P R E J U D I C E    A N D   Z O M B I E S Staring : Lily James, Sam Riley, Matt Smith, Douglas Booth, Rating : 2/5 The Blurb : In the 19th century, a mysterious plague turns the English countryside into… Continue reading Pride & Prejudice… &..er..Zombies?

2017, Books, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month, Read Lists, Reading

Favourite Austen Spin-Off’s #Books

I was going to write reviews on a few of my favourite Jane Austen inspired books but there I so many I just decided to do a Top 5 with a brief description, 10 seemed like too many. They are in no particular order and I have not included the Austen Addicts Books as I… Continue reading Favourite Austen Spin-Off’s #Books

2017, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month, Movies, Review

Lady Susan…

L O V E   &   F R I E N D S H I P  Cast : Kate Beckinsale, Morfydd Clark, Stephen Fry, Director : Whit Stillman Rating : 4/5 Blurb : Set in the 1790s, Love and Friendship centers on beautiful widow Lady Susan Vernon, who has come to the estate of her… Continue reading Lady Susan…