Just something I thought was fun

Tweet On our before mentioned visit to the library when we got the film I last wrote about, we also borrowed something else; a book bearing the title Journeys of a Lifetime – 500 of the Worlds Greatest Trips. It was a National Geographic book, and a very nice one I must say! I spent the morning lying outside in the shade looking through it, as I have been feeling far from well today and didn’t have much energy for anything else. There was this one section in the book called In Their Footsteps which had a number of different … Continue reading

“Jane’s Marriage”, a poem by Rudyard Kipling

Tweet I just came across this poem, I have never seen it before. It’s a poem written by Rudyard Kipling, as a tribute to Jane Austen whom he greatly admired. I thought it was very beautiful, and I want to share it with you here. Jane’s Marriage Jane went to Paradise: That was only fair. Good Sir Walter followed her, And armed her up the stair. Henry and Tobias, And Miguel of Spain, Stood with Shakespeare at the top To welcome Jane – Then the Three Archangels Offered out of hand Anything in Heaven’s gift That she might command. Azrael’s … Continue reading

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