L.L. Diamond

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I’ve been wanting to go to Flatford for some time. Run by the National Trust, Flatford is where the artist John Constable (1776-1837) painted approximately five of his works near the Flatford Mill. I happen to like Constable’s work and was intrigued by the gallery and the locations of his works. Along with the gallery …

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I finally did something touristy! Not a major trip or thing, but I tagged along on a trip to the Norwich Castle recently. I’ve been to the Cathedral (which is spectacular if you’ve never been) for Evensong during the Christmas season, but we just went for the morning and missed out on the castle. The …

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By now, some of you have heard this for about a week now, but I’m really excited about having an audio book for those who love to listen to their favourite stories. I initially put my book up and hoped someone would want to narrate it, but most narrators prefer shorter books. Fortunately, Leena took …

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  The answers for Part 1 are up at Austen Variations, so don’t forget to check yourself there too!     Ready? Let’s see how you did!     What movie and what was the house’s name in that adaptation? Norland Park, Sense and Sensibility (with Emma Thompson)         2. This could …

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Thanks to everyone who submitted their best guesses on this scavenger hunt post!   Congrats to Pam Hunter, who won the giveaway!   β€œThe person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. Henry Tilney (Northanger Abbey)   One shoulder of mutton, you know, drives another …

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If you haven’t taken the quiz at Austen Variations for Abigail Reynolds’ giveaway, then don’t forget to stop over there and follow the instructions there before you call it a day! If you’ve come over from Austen Variations, then this is the quiz of locations from Austen movie adaptations! How well do you know your …

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