Germaine de Stael: born #otd 1766. Our 2017 exhibition set her posthumous reputation alongside that of #JaneAusten. Grateful for a generous grant from @FNL313 that enabled us to purchase 1st ed of her novel Corinne @CatrionaSeth @gdow12
#OTD 1805 Jane Austen wrote of the society in Bath ‘There was a monstrous deal of stupid quizzing, & common-place nonsense talked, but scarcely any Wit”. Perhaps the poor company inspired the two-faced character Isabella in Jane Austen’s Bath based novel ‘Northanger Abbey’!
Spring has truly arrived and we've *hopefully* left April showers behind us! Read @GardeningGent's gardening blog to hear about his travails with the weather and the latest goings on at Chawton House: https://t.co/m1J7iHqvXL
“I shall eat ice & drink French wine & be above vulgar economy”. Just as soon as we having finished the final #FLJaneAusten prep for next week. #JaneAusten #Austen
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”Morning All. We‘ve installed a bench in the courtyard for visitors to relax on whilst sipping a glass of wine or enjoying a @Judesicecrea...