Memories of a Favorite Holiday Gift

Memories of a Favorite Holiday Gift

In researching Christmas customs for my latest release Darcy and Elizabeth Will’s First Christmas, I learned that in Regency times Christmas gifts were not the custom between grownups, however a child might receive one special toy. That got me to thinking about my own childhood and memories of my favorite Christmas gift. I should preface… more goodness …

Regency Roads

Regency Roads

As you may recall from November’s post, I spent a week in Phoenix, visiting my aunt. I travelled by air and arrived within seven hours of leaving Cleveland. The return trip was not so smooth, and I spent the night in Charlotte’s airport (with nary a race shop in sight ~sigh~), finally arriving back in… more goodness …

December On Dit

December On Dit

Hello, dear readers! Another month has come and gone and faster than ever, I believe. For much of our readership, it is the holiday season and our to do list will get increasingly longer. The light at the end of the tunnel, hopefully, is time with family and friends. From all of us at Austen… more goodness …

The Character of Mr. Willoughby in Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility”

The Character of Mr. Willoughby in Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility”

Willoughby, John Biography moviespictures.org ~ Greg Wise First, permit to apologize for the missing post. Our Sarah Price had an accident involving her computer, a parrot, and a drink set close by. In Sarah’s place, I have pulled one of my posts from the archives of my blog to share with you. I hope you… more goodness …

Desiring Elizabeth Bennet, Character Development in 2005’s “Pride and Prejudice”

Desiring Elizabeth Bennet, Character Development in 2005’s “Pride and Prejudice”

In a post on my blog, I discussed how Andrew Davies “created” the image of a very masculine and virile Darcy by adding scenes to the 1995 Pride and Prejudice adaptation. Some of you reading this post likely participated in “Darcy Loving Parties” at the time of this mini-series’ release.  Today, I would like to… more goodness …