Austen time again, I'm afraid! This November sees the 200th anniversary of the publication of Sense and Sensibility. It's not most people's favourite of her novels, and I include myself in that, but I do think the relationship between the Dashwood sisters is really interesting. In homage to Janey-Jane I shall be re-reading the novel.
Popped along to the fashion museum a couple of weeks ago and what should I find but costumes from the fab 1995 (Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet) Sense and Sensibility production. Brilliant. These included Marianne's wedding gown. You can't really see in the pictures, but the main body of that dress was dotted with tiny foil stars. Just lovely.
The awkward moment when Willoughby totally blanks you