Category Archives: Jane Austen

Death by pie, public domain images of fish, and Jane Austen’s hand-copied sheet music

Or, what I’m reading while The Eight-Year-Old’s on spring break this week. Shakespeare’s 74 death scenes in a single play more gory than Game of Thrones (Telegraph) If you’re wondering about the logistical differences between killing off your characters by baking them into … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Jane Austen

In case you like me, feel the need to bake something that starts with about a pound of butter this weekend, here’s a recipe for Jane Austen’s pound cake from The Guardian. Equal parts (by weight) butter, sugar, flour, and … Continue reading

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