Haworth 1940’s Weekend 2018

I consider this something of a companion piece to a previous post entitled Photographing Haworth. A combination of my trip to the 2018 Haworth 1940's weekend, the urge to take lots of photographs every time I visit, and the kind feedback I had from readers of the last post resulted in this piece which is …

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Photographing Haworth

My readers and visitors will know by now the extent of my obsession with the Brontë family and their writings, however, for some reason I've so far neglected the home of the Brontës, the charming and beautiful village of Haworth, in my posts. Whilst flicking through some old photographs on old phones and laptops recently …

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The Mystery Blogger Award

The Mystery (Brontë) Blogger Award Let's start with the basics; The Mystery Blogger Award, according to its creator and blogger, Okoto Enigma, is “an award for amazing bloggers with indigenous posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This …

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Catherynne M. Valente’s Radiance

I first discovered the work of Catherynne M. Valente through my love of the Brontës, and more specifically, their Glass Town and Angrian writings. A few months ago I stumbled across Valente’s The Glass Town Game, a children’s book featuring the Brontës and their fictional childhood creations and just had to read it. You can read …

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Happy Birthday, Charlotte Brontë

Chief Genius Tallii, the Marquis of Douro, Lord Charles Wellesley, Currer Bell, and Charlotte Nicholls. Fictional characters, pseudonyms, writers, nobility, supernatural being, and the married name of my favourite author of all time. These five names are linked by the one and only Charlotte Brontë who would have been celebrating her 202nd birthday this week. …

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The Heights by Juliet Bell

Over the years my obsession with the Brontës has caused me to devour the sisters' entire adult canon in addition to numerous surviving works belonging to Charlotte and Branwell's Glass Town/Angrian saga. I even completed my MA dissertation on their childhood fantasy world. My Brontë mania has also caused me to seek out Brontë inspired …

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