Mar 242017
 

What If Fanny Was Tired of Being Called Ungrateful?

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

What a novel experience it is to read a variation for Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park! What happens in a Mansfield Park variation? Is it like a Pride and Prejudice variation – do Fanny and Edmund still end up together (just traveling a different path)? Or does the author shake things up a little more?

In Lona Manning’s contemplative and inventive variation she poses the questions:

  • What if “a contrary wind” delayed Sit Thomas’s return to Mansfield Park by a few weeks?
  • What if the rehearsals of Lover’s Vows continued unimpeded?
  • What if Fanny was tired of being told she was an ungrateful burden to the Bertram family and decided to take control of her own future?

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Feb 032017
 

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Hello sweet friends!  I hope you have enjoyed a lovely start to 2017!  Can’t believe how fast January flew by!  It was mostly a quiet month here for Mr. Bingley and me.  Just getting back into the grove of working and enjoying time together when aren’t working. 😉

We have been working on our Netherfield a little bit this past month.

 

We bought and put together a new TV stand and coffee table.

We hung up and put pins in our travel map (our lack of pins is showing us we have so many more places we must go!) Continue reading »