Finally, my first update from Bath

Tweet The festival is over, for this year. 🙁 I am in St Albans now, visiting my sister here for a few days. I will be heading back to Sweden the day after tomorrow. So obviously I have lots to tell you about my time in Bath, and quite a few pictures to share. Where to start…? I arrived in Bath around 3 pm on the 17th. And the first thing I did was head to the place where I would be staying. Since I was the first of our little group to arrive I had to go there and … Continue reading

And so it’s time…

Tweet And so at last the time has come, I’m off to Bath tomorrow for the Jane Austen festival (I thought I’d better metion why, in case anyone has miraculously managed to escape hearing that fact from me before…)! Neadless to say I am super excited about it!!!!! 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 I do not know whether I will have any chance to go online while I’m away, if I do I’ll try to get a short update on here sometime. Otherwise I’ll tell you all about it and share lots of pictures (hopefully) once I get back home … Continue reading

Packing…

Tweet Hmm, lets see, what have I managed to pack now…? – White Regency dress (yes) – Blue and white gingham Regency dress (yes) – Red silk ballgown (yes) – Newly finished blue and green flowered drawstring dress (yes) – Spencer jacket (yes) – 2 shawls (yes) – 1 chemise, no wait a minute, make that 2 chemises. I just finished making another one, as I thought it might be good to have. (yes) – Stays (yes) – Chemisette, for colder weather (yes) – Bonnet x 3 (yes) – Black boots to go with the dresses (yes) – 2 pairs … Continue reading

Great Expectations

Tweet On and off during the summer I have been reading Dickens famous novel Great Expectations. I’ve read some other books at the same time, that is why it has taken such a long time, because otherwise this book is a much thinner sized one than most other Dickens. So, I just recently finished it, and even though it is not one of my favourites of his books I did like it. I like all his books that I’ve read so far! Once again Dickens shows his masterly talent in telling a story, in this case the story of Pip, … Continue reading

About my brother (and one of his big interests)

Tweet My brother Aron has for a couple of years now been really into live-role-playing. For those who are not familiar with what live-role-playing is, it’s sort of like reenactment but you don’t recreate a specific event or war, but you wear medieval clothes and pretend you are from that time. You create your own character that you play, and together you are all creating a story. Since he started he has been to many of these events, and has built up quite a collection of clothes and stuff that he uses for that. When he went to his first … Continue reading

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