Elizabeth Bennett

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Taking High Tea – A Festival Restorative in Every Way

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The festival of taking afternoon tea, restorative in every way, is one the most enduring of the symbols of a leisurely Victorian lifestyle still practiced today

Jane Austen – Provincial Life & The Cultivation of the Mind

Jane Austen – Provincial Life & The Cultivation of the Mind

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While her only known image may seem to reveal otherwise, there was nothing really plain about Jane. Her novels belong as much to her times as do the list of battle honours won by those involved in the era’s significant war campaigns.