Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is my all-time favourite book. I have lost count how many times I've re-read it and watched the BBC adaptation! I love it so much I just can't help but buy new editions of it when I spot them. I just saw this new edition from Macmillan, and nabbed… Continue reading My Favourite Book
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Two hundred years ago today, Pride and Prejudice was published. It's amazing to think a book that was written so long ago is still so popular today. It's also my favourite book… Continue reading Happy Birthday Pride and Prejudice
.... that when you fall in love with an author, that love lasts a lifetime. There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them. Jane Austen Well, true for me anyway. I fell in love with Jane Austen's six novels back in my… Continue reading It is a truth universally acknowledged ….
I recently watched Midnight in Paris - a 2011 Woody Allen film about a struggling American writer on holiday in Paris with his fiancée. The lead character Gil wishes in lived in Paris in the 1920's when everything was far more magical and inspiring for writers and one night his fantasy comes true. I really enjoyed… Continue reading Back in time
Last week, I was full of blog post ideas but this week all my ideas seem to have shrunk and I'm stuck in the middle of a brain drout. Part of the problem I think is my head is full of stress regarding my unfinished novel. It is in the process of revision and I… Continue reading Searching for inspiration
Still feeling a little poorly and tired, I stayed in over the weekend and got through this little lot: Films: Heartbreaker: I don't usually watch subtitled films but there was a 2 for £10 offer in HMV and this caught my eye. I'm so glad I took the chance as I loved it! Funny and… Continue reading Weekend Review
This week I've been thinking about relationships and how so many people wish for things they don't have or what others have. Perhaps thinking the grass is greener on the other side but is it really? To help me share my thoughts on the subject, I turn to Jane Austen who wrote my fave book Pride and… Continue reading The grass is yellow on the other side