Tag Archive: charlotte Bronte

Spot the odd one out!

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Actually, spot the similarities more like, excepting that two were women, and they all lived around the same time, this lot don’t have a lot in common, other than they picked up pens.… Continue reading

Lighten up, Charlotte.

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It’s well documented that Charlotte Brontë didn’t like Jane Austen. In a letter to the literary critic, George Henry Lewes, she said of Pride and Prejudice – “I got the book and studied… Continue reading

“Sensible, but not at all handsome” – ‘Jane Eyre’ revisited

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Knowing that Charlotte Bronte’s birthday was approaching, I thought I’d skip back through ‘Jane Eyre’ to refresh my memory of a novel that had been a firm favourite when I first read it… Continue reading

Charlotte Brontë – 199 years old today!

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I work with the elderly, and It’s always a worry when someone is 99. We really want them to make the big 100. At least with Charlotte we know she’ll get to 200,… Continue reading

Happy Birthday Charlotte Bronte!

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Today is Charlotte Bronte’s birthday – hooray! I recently re-read ‘Jane Eyre’ after many years, and it’s been such a joy so decided I had to knit her as part of the non-reading… Continue reading

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart – William Wordsworth

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I have a ridiculous amount of notebooks. It’s probably due to a cross between a paper purchasing addiction and an irrational fear of not being able to write something down. I write in… Continue reading