Tag: Downton Abbey

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Downstairs, Not Upstairs, Books

 Last week I had lunch with a friend with whom I share a love of Jane Austen, Anita Brookner, mystery novels and all things Mitford. Over our coffee, as we gushed a bit about Downton Abbey… the elegant clothes, the sumptuous settings…, …

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Very Vintage-y

I’m a very vintage-y kind of girl. I love vintage clothing, and vintage jewellry, and, most particularly, vintage hats. Like these on Michelle Dockery who plays Lady Mary Crawley on Downton Abbey. Doesn’t she look divine in a hat? And aren’t …

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Mitford Madness

As fall approaches and shopping for those perfect autumn sweaters heats up (pun intended) …. I’m not just perusing the pages of glossy fashion mags.  I’m also deeply mired in the world of 1930’s English aristocrats, balls and coming out parties, …

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Passion for Vintage Fashion … A Love That Never Grows Old

I’m at home in New Brunswick this week, visiting my mum. This means drinking lots of tea, watching all of Downton Abbey Season 4, and maybe squeezing in a couple of days of power shopping. My mum is 86 and …

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Lost in Downton…One More Time With Feeling

  I don’t know if any of you caught the miniseries Lost in Austen that was on TV a few years ago. I watched it, loved it, bought the DVD for my mum (a fellow Austen devotee)..and then watched it …

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