Hannah on Jane Austen

My MUM’S THESIS ON THE GREAT NOVELIST A few weeks ago I did a post marking the tenth anniversary of my mother Hannah’s death, in which I promised to present a follow-up photo-post celebrating her life. As chance would have it, since then I have discovered her finely written 1982 BA degree thesis on theContinue reading “Hannah on Jane Austen”

HANNAH – ten years gone

and her dignified death As I pressed the “Publish” button for this post, exactly ten years ago to the day, the hour and the minute, my mother Hannah died. Knowing the exact moment of a loved-one’s death well before it happens is a dubious privilege, which until very recently in human history was the soleContinue reading “HANNAH – ten years gone”