“My” ball, Jane Austen Society of Sweden – this is what it looks like so far

Tweet Alright, I thought I’d give you a little update on how the society/ball project is going. I mentioned in a comment on my last post about a ball that I thought I might have found something, and what I meant by that was this. After I had written that post I decided to do one more search before deciding for myself that I’d start something, so I typed something like “Jane Austen society” (in Swedish obviously) in to Google without expecting any results, as there had never been any before. But this time there was!! This discussion came up, … Continue reading

My journey with Austen (so far)

Tweet Personally I always find it interesting to hear people’s stories of how they came to read Jane Austen’s books, so I thought I should share with you how I first came in contact with her work. I had heard of Jane Austen before, but I never really concidered reading her books (indeed, I didn’t even know what books she had written!) until November 2004. At the time I was, together with my family, on a six months trip around the world. We were at our first stop, which was Ann Arbor in Michigan. Being a family where 100% of us could … Continue reading


Tweet I should like to welcome you all most heartily to The Secret Dreamworld of a Jane Austen Fan and my corner of the internet! I am very glad that you chose to stop by for a visit and I think I should take this time to introduce myself and this blog to you now. My name is Aurora. I am an 18 year old Swedish girl, and, of course, a most devoted Jane Austen fan! Like so many others, I am of the decided opinion that Jane Austen is one of the greatest authors ever to grace this planet! … Continue reading

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