Monday, February 17, 2014

Monday, February 17, 2014 8:03 am by Cristina in , , , ,    No comments
The Telegraph and Argus has a video showing several stunning aerial images of the Bradford district:
The varied landscape of the Bradford district can be seen in its breathtaking glory in these aerial pictures.
From Victorian terraces to rolling moors, the images show how the dramatically different landscapes make the district what it is.
Some of the most striking images are of Keighley – which grew to be a thriving industrial town surrounded by hills, fields and the moorlands that inspired the Brontë sisters. (Chris Young)
The Limerick Leader talks to poet Vivienne McKechnie, who mentions her early literary influences:
As children we read books by torchlight, or by landing light, in our bedrooms at night. [...]
 W.B. Yeats and Emily Brontë were great favorites of mine. (John Rainsford)
Stylist finds a Jane Eyre reference in the London Fashion Week:
Another historical reference but this time it's Jane Eyre at Erdem.
Stylist's Chemmie Squier is reporting on the AW14 beauty trends, insider gossip and expert tips from backstage at London Fashion Week
How low can you go? These low slung hair styles just won't go away. Anthony Turner twisted a low ponytail into a knot at the nape of the neck and pulled bits out to keep it slightly unkempt. Strands were then pulled out of the hairline at the front to create a 'veil' of hair. "This woman once had perfect hair but now has ethereal, ghostly hair" explained Turner.
The Oxford University Press blog reminds us that, thankfully, love stories can be recommended and read even past Valentine's Day.
If Valentine’s Day has got you in the mood for reading a love story then here are a few suggestions of some classic examples from the Oxford World’s Classics series. [...]
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë One of the world’s most famous love stories, Emily Brontë’s only novel is also one of the most potent revenge narratives in the English language. The ingenious and extraordinary power of its depiction of both love and hatred has given it a unique place in literature. A dark and brooding classic. (Kirsty Doole)
The Bristol Old Vic, currently playing Jane Eyre, is giving away two tickets to bath parts of the adaptation. Here's what you do to win one:


From There and Back Again (in French), GNG and A Passion for Dead Leaves post about Jane Eyre. Remotegoat reviews Wuthering Heights.


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