Today in my Jane Austen confessional, I admit that I love both recent modern adaptations of Pride and Prejudice–that is to say, both the 1995 BBC version, and the 2005 Keira Knightley version. Each has their strengths and weaknesses, particularly when it comes to casting. I was recently mulling over a glass of gin, watching the lime wedge twirl around inside of it and muttering about what would make the perfect adaptation if only I could breed the two versions and add my own bits. There was a lot of wild gesturing,… Read More
Welcome, friends who enjoy television, books, history, and politics with a swirl of bitchiness, a splash of gin, several glasses of wine, and good light to read by. Add a few cats into the fray, and you have a haunted coconut (my original recipe). May ye be blessed with a sense of humor and an endless bottle of wine.