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Love & Friendship Film Review

This year is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death.  She is one of my favourite authors and I recently had an opportunity to watch Love & Friendship, which is an adaptation of her juvenilia Lady Susan. Since there has been a drought of recent Austen adaptations, I was pleased to hear that Love & Friendship was being made.  It is based on a novella by Jane Austen, Lady Susan, which was written in the form of letters and I thought it would be interesting to see how the filmmakers… Read more Love & Friendship Film Review


‘Tis the season for roses!  Yesterday, I went for a walk in my village and saw so many beautiful roses in people’s gardens.  So today I thought I would grab my camera so I could share some images with you. It wasn’t until I got outside and started taking pictures that I realised that it probably looked like I was creepily taking pictures of people’s houses (potentially for nefarious reasons) rather than that I was innocently taking pictures of roses… So I got a bit shy and didn’t take many… Read more Roses