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Tagged With: Jane Austen

Part Five. Rambling Through the Gardens & Estates of Kent, England.

April 30, 2014. In just a matter of days I shall once again be heading out into the World…for a month of still-deeper England-explorations, and also for an additional nine days in Italy. During the Italian portion of this forthcoming journey I’ll photograph the quiet corners of Rome’s Trastevere neighborhood; I’ll travel north toward Viterbo, … Continue reading »

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Part Two. Rambling Through the Gardens & Estates of Kent, England

February 2014. Although not by design, some days of my Kent-Garden-Touring also became days of Finding-the-Haunts-of-Famous-Authors. Kent has always been a fertile place: its beautiful landscapes have nurtured the growing of plants, and the assembling of words, in equal measure. Although I won’t officially get to Jane Austen until my fifth in this series of … Continue reading »

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Jane Austen & Bath, England

I really wanted to call this Armchair Traveler Chapter “Jane Austen’s Bath.” But holding forth about Jane’s bathing habits would have given me ammunition for a brief and not very interesting article. So, instead it’ll be “Jane Austen AND Bath.” I’ll try to describe the City as it was during the times when she lived … Continue reading »

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Contemplating the Genius of Place & The Places of Geniuses: Liverpool,Ruins at Great Witley,Chawton

September 20th, 2012. Liverpool, England. I was still ailing in body but was otherwise feeling quite exuberant, due to my pleasure at being able to spend time with my British friends Anne and David Guy, and Janet Hardwick. (Note: Once again, the photos that Anne took, and which she generously allows me to include here, … Continue reading »

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