War and Peace

Tweet Sometime in the beginning of the year I wrote a list of different things I wanted to do over the coming year. And one thing on my list was; read War and Peace. I have long wanted to read that book (ever since it occured to me that it is set during the Regency era), but… well… it is a bit of a brick! And, from what I had heard, not an easy read. But I still wanted to read it. However it took a good friend of mine (I think you know who you are 🙂 ) telling … Continue reading

International Jane Austen Book Club

Tweet That is what my sister Viktoria and our friend Dolinde decided to call the bookclub they started last year; International Jane Austen Book Club. I don’t quite remember how the idea got started, but I believe Viktoria and Dolinde had been discussing the books and then started talking about doing a club to get more people into the discussion. I was invited to join (of course, my sister could not very well start a book club about Jane Austen and then not invite me! :P) and we also asked a few other friends to  join in. It was never meant to … Continue reading

The House of Eliott

Tweet There really are so many good costume dramas! So many good series and films! I’ve just been watching yet another such series; The House of Eliott. Or to be more exact, I’ve seen a third of it so far, season 1 out of the 3 seasons made. The first time I heard of this series was when someone told me a of it while back, how good it was and how she thought I would like it, and at once I thought it sounded exactly like something I would enjoy. Usually any costume drama is of interest, but this … Continue reading

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