Monthly Archives: April 2013

All in a Summer’s Day…er, Wee-kend

“WHAT… IS A WEE-KEND?” I love the expression and tone of voice used by Violet, the Dowager Duchess of Grantham, when she asks this question in the hit series, Downton Abbey. (Maggie Smith is pitch perfect in that role!)  And … Continue reading

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A Good Time of Year…

For the past few years, I have been combining my love of photography and of Jane Austen to make calendars for a particular group of friends. They begin the year in April (which is too long a story to explain) … Continue reading

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My First Ever Book Review!

Check out the link today to the blog, More Agreeably Engaged — for an actual, honest-to-goodness, first-ever official and unprompted blog review of my collection of stories, Pride Revisited!!!  (Thank you, JT!)  I am so excited to have a Review, and gratified … Continue reading

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This and That on An Auspicious Day!

According to some of the proposed/accepted timelines, 9 April (today) is the date on which Fitzwilliam Darcy made his first proposal of marriage to Elizabeth Bennet. And where would many of us be, I ask you, if he had not … Continue reading

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Two Days Left to Win

The drawing for TWO giveaways of a copy of my collection of short stories, Pride Revisited, will be made on 8 April — so if you haven’t checked out my guest post on Janet T’s lovely blog, MoreAgreeablyEngaged, head on … Continue reading

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Today I Am ‘More Agreeably Engaged’!

I’m very excited today to have been asked to introduce myself and my writing with a guest post on Janet Taylor’s lovely blog, More Agreeably Engaged. Please do stop over and join us there — and while you’re at it, … Continue reading

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