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A recipe for Christmas Pudding from Jane Austen’s mother

I know it’s too late to even think about making a Christmas pudding, but  you can always put the recipe away for next year if you fancy a literary yuletide. … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 5 Comments

My Six Favourite Literary Insults

It’s not all elegant sentences and good taste in the literary world…sometimes words can wound and sometimes they can bite back… Mark Twain on Jane Austen I haven’t any right to … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 21 Comments