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“Emma” on BBC Radio 4’s “In Our Time”

19 November 2015

A treat I just have to share…(and yes, it has been a long time, I do apologise!)..this morning Melvyn Bragg’s long running radio series, In Our Time, devoted the whole...

A Jane Austen Themed Birthday Cake

9 August 2015

As some of you know, I have been very involved in a bakery business for some years now, and I thought you all might be interested in my newest commission- a Jane Austen themed Birthday...

The Jane Austen in Worthing WOW Festival

7 August 2015

You may recall that a few months ago I wrote about the Jane Austen Festival that was going to be held at Worthing in Sussex. Janet Clark of Worthing and of the Jane Austen Society has...

Reconstructing Jane Austen’s Silk Pelisse: Hilary Davidson’s article is now available to all!

11 June 2015

I am so pleased to be able to update you on this project, which I wrote about here. The Crowd Funding project has been wonderfully successful and the target of £500 has been reached...