Splendid Nonsense

“Effusions of fancy by a very young girl in a style entirely new.” ~Jane Austen’s father, remarking upon her short stories.

The following Jane Austen blog posts too are effusions of fancy and full of whimsy as I let my bonnet fly high.

 

A Pride and Prejudice alignment chart, Dungeons and Dragons style! This is how I spent my youth--playing dungeons and dragons style games and watching Pride and Prejudice every weekend. Visit the article for the reasons and explanations:) #janeausten

Pride and Prejudice: Dungeons and Dragons Alignment Chart

When two worlds collide, great things can occur. (Or, the worlds explode and everyone dies.) Thankfully, this time it is ...
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Netherfield Ball: a pride and prejudice choose your own adventure story

Netherfield Ball: a pride and prejudice choose your own adventure story

The date is November 26th, 1812. You happen to visit the Lucases, your cousins, the day of the Netherfield Ball ...
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A Mary B book review, a novel by Katherine J. Chen, with Mary Bennet bar soap. Both are inspired by Mary Bennet, and each has its own story. By a Lady Soapmaker

A Modern Day Mary Bennet, twice inspired: a Mary B book review

Oh Mary. How often have we ignored you for Elizabeth, cringed at your dresses, or even laughed? Lets face it ...
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This Jane Austen Gift Guide covers all your bases for handmade or unique gifts for the Jane Austen lover. Enjoy shopping this year and we hope this guide helps!

Jane Austen Gift Guide: Christmas 2018. Eleven+ things you need!

You need the perfect Christmas gift for the Jane Austen lover in your life, but where to start? One of ...
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Mr. Tilney's Proposal is shrouded in mystery to one Catherine Morland. What rose bush can he possibly mean? Relating to the 1987 film adaptation, a bar of soap, and an unquenchable Austen addiction #janeausten

What rose bush? a Northanger Abbey mystery

“I promise not to oppress you with too much remorse or too much passion, but since you left us the ...
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What I love about Northanger Abbey 1986, by an Austen Addict. #janeausten | top ten list | austen movies

Why I love Northanger Abbey 1986 / scorn me if you dare!

"I promise not to oppress you with too much remorse or too much passion, but since you left us the ...
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Willoughby from Sense and Sensibility 2008 and Scoundrel Bar soap, by Northanger Soapworks

Willoughby the Scoundrel

I have been remiss in telling you about the Scoundrel soap reference on the #janeaustencalendar! Come springtime in Jane Austen's Sense ...
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Elizabeth Bennet bar soap by Northanger Soapworks

The Search for Elizabeth Bennet

"I thought Miss Elizabeth Bennet looked remarkably well when she came into the room this morning. Her dirty petticoat quite ...
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Shelves in the Closet

Shelves in the Closet day!

Today (March 5th) on the #janeaustencalendar is the day you've been LONGING for. It's Shelves in the Closet day! Elizabeth Bennet arrives ...
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