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This was a difficult trip! We set out to drive almost an hour and a half to see this nature reserve just outside of Colchester in Sussex, but from there we had a myriad of difficulty finding the place. We punched the location into the sat nav (GPS) and found ourselves in the middle of …

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A huge thank you to everyone who contributed questions and comments for Ask the Author this month! I’d like to give a special thanks to those repeat offenders out there who have been contributing questions or comments on every interview. Y’all are awesome!  Without further ado… Using my super-scientific method for selecting winners! Winner of …

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  Thanks for everyone’s questions for Maria Grace! Don’t forget to read on after the interview because Maria Grace is generously giving away one e-book of Mistaking Her Character!   But onto the questions and answers!!!   Since you are married to the rare specimen of manliness who is willing to dress in Regency togs …

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During Jane Austen Regency Week, we had a free day, so a group of us ventured to Winchester to the Cathedral so we could see Jane Austen’s grave and the house where she died. The drive in itself was lovely, and I enjoyed catching glimpses of the picturesque countryside as I drove along. Parking is …

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It’s Ask the Author time! July is upon us and a new book is out by our guest Maria Grace In June, Maria Grace released her newest JAFF novel Mistaking Her Character. Maria Grace is here to answer your questions, so don’t waste time and leave them in the comment thread below! But wait!!! Maria Grace …

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In my previous post, I went over the Alton portion of Jane Austen Regency Week and in this post, I shall cover the Chawton events and sights I was able to enjoy while in Hampshire. It is very difficult to find anything on the history of Chawton prior to Jane Austen. The fact that she …

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July is upon us and it’s definitely summer here in England–I have the sunburn to prove it! Anyway, as everyone has likely seen on my Facebook thread, I have returned from Jane Austen Regency Week with a ton of photos that I have posted. The group who attended from Austen Variations has posted their photos …

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The town of Alton began as a Saxon village first noted in historical record in 1101 and grew into a small market town by the 13th century. Today, it is a pleasant mix of old architecture and new with a unique feel and atmosphere. I visited Alton as a part of Jane Austen Regency Week …

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