Dear baffled readers, As everyone knows, while no-one is about bears will get their paws on books.
In 1809, Jane and her sister Cassandra went to live in Chawton House. Jane wrote a verse about it.
In the next picture you see the stairway in the Regent’s London dwelling called Carlton House. Next to it is the vestibule in the house when Jane and Cassandra Austen lived.
And here is the parlour at Chawton House
Cassandra Austen’s skill was in drawing. Here is her water colour of Fanny Knight, her niece.
The Tedettes so enjoyed reading Jane Austen’s books that they are going to read other books. They’re discussing whether to call themselves ” The Tedettes Jane Austen Bookclub That Reads Other Things.” And oh look – they’ve discovered the novels of Georgette Heyer.
Amazon Links: “The Prince of Pleasure and His Regency” by JB Priestly
You are in the web den of Mawson Bear, Ponderer of Baffling Things (between naps) and Writer-Bear of It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In .
“Just pure magic. A bear’s love is never far away and can be shared and passed on through generations.” Susan Hampson, of Books From Dawn To Dusk.