Jane Austen’s London – Part 2

Last week, I wrote this post (which is not yet available for english readers) about the London Jane Austen would’ve known. But it’ll take me a lot more than one post to cover all there is to know about this subject – London is and has been fascinating since the beginning of times! Today I chose

New Year’s Eve in Jane Austen’s time

Now that christmas is over, it’s time to prepare ourselves to the new year! I don’t know how people are used to celebrate this date all around the world, but here in Brazil we have our own customs. For example: almost everyone wears white chothes and at midnight there are fireworks in the sky. But

Christmas in Jane Austen’s time – 3

The last part of our christmas special! And this being the last, I wanted to be really special. So I thought: what can I do? We’ve learned that christmas in the early XIX century wasn’t like the christmas we’re used to. There were no christmas trees, no gift giving (well, it was not all about