Just as I started typing this, they announced two more deaths in a press conference.
This photo is from Westminster Bridge only a few weeks ago. I’m not sure what you’re supposed to say in these situations…
In celebration of the 200 year anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s Emma, frequent contributor, Tony Grant, visited Chawton House to view a special exhibit. Read his post about the exhibit on Jane Austen in Vermont in this link. Tony reserved a slew of photos for this blog and added his commentary. I inserted some observations by Constance Hill and Jane’s grand niece to round out this post. Enjoy!
Chawton is a Hampshire village and civil parish. It lies within the area of the South Downs National Park. The 2000 census shows that 380 people live in Chawton.
Google map of Chawton, and Chawton Cottage and Chawton House in relation to each other.
Chawton village is first mentioned in 1086 in the Domesday Book which was administered from Winchester, the first capital of England, under William the Conqueror,after 1066. The fact that the village lies on a…
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Of all the places to accidentally end up on Valentine’s Day! I am staying steps from Juliet’s alleged house in Verona on the supposed most romantic day of the year, on a three-night short trip from Venice.
This is the view from our first stop for evening drinks. That is the old Roman arena that still hosts shows in warmer months.