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Protected: Tain Procurator Fiscal refuses to press charges against man guilty of domestic abuse (password (BrontebusB1)

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Charlotte Bronte and Jane Eyre

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jane-Eyre-Charlotte-Bronte/dp/1503278190 Its been common for people to assume that Jane Eyre is somehow a literary manifestation  of Charlotte Bronte ,that Jane’s thoughts echo Charlotte’s ,her tastes are Charlotte’s tastes and her  views and morals are Charlotte’s. I believe this is … Continue reading

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The Brontes then and Now,extracts from a “Symposium of Articles”

Source: The Brontes then and Now,extracts from a “Symposium of Articles” More of the contributions from my old Brontes society booklet ,I am trying to get these finished as I wanted to donate the book to the parsonage I think … Continue reading

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The Brontes then and Now ,post 2 The Brontes causes of Death

The causes of death in this article  from my  vintage booklet “The Brontes then and now ” A booklet that commemorated the Brontes 1947 Anniversary year.This article was short and by Mabel Edgerley.I have added recent research on the Brontes … Continue reading

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Zechariah Barraclough returns, a gothic tale .

Regular blog readers might remember than some years back I was involved in a project that required the creation of a rough draft of Emily Brontes second novel,not in any great detail but in order to be referred to in … Continue reading

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A no or low sew cheats guide to making a Victorian outfit or gown

My final cheats no or low sew guide to cover Victorian era costumes,this doesnt as yet have any step by step guides ,I will add these as I go along but I am still working on my outfits,this is more … Continue reading

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The no or low sew guide to Victorian accessories ,easy and inexpensive costumes for those who cant sew .

This is the second of the cheats guides for those you cant sew or dont have time.Some will need very small amounts of very easy sewing ,maybe 5 minutes or so.But there are ideas for perfectly acceptable and in some … Continue reading

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The low or no sew cheats costume guide under layers,Petticoats chemises ,underskirts and the rest

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The low or no sew cheats costume guide under layers,Petticoats chemises ,underskirts and the rest

This is the first of the new cheats guides ,I thought as with any costume it was important to start with the under layers.A cheats version of any costume can look better than an accurately made one made by a … Continue reading

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Peace in our time

  While I know that better qualified  ,more eloquent and more informed voices than mine have been raised against the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States ,I feel in good conscience I can’t let this day … Continue reading

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