Jane Austen: Psychic?!

The answer is actually yes. Not necessarily to the extent where in her novels, she can foretell the fact that you'll have 3 kids, a husband that has a finger in real estate with a medium-sized house three towns over from where you live now. Yikes. But really, what I'm trying to get around to …

By the Sea, Mr. Todd

Okay. It was difficult choosing a title. Do I go with the classic Bostonian song "shipping off to Portsmouth" or do I make a Sweeney Todd reference because I'm in England by the sea? After some thinking (not that much) and typing out a title draft, I went with the latter. I may or may …

London Part Two

HELLO! It's been a while. I laugh when I think about my ambitious thoughts about writing every single day when I'm here. But yesterday we went to London for the second. I almost did a post last weekend about our first trip to London, but with the attacks, things were difficult to think about. Anyways, …

Jude the Obscure

Such a fascinating title, I know! No fear, this isn't going to be a book report. For the past few days, we have been discussing Jude the Obscure in my Literature of Oxford class. The novel was written by Thomas Hardy and is predominantly set in Oxford, England. One of the major themes we've discussed …