Dear Reader I Read it…Well I’ve started it ‘Branwell Bronte’s Barber’s Tale’ by Chris Firth

It’s a quick one tonight as my husband has finished for the holidays, and we’re off out for a lovely meal (well, I hope it’s a lovely meal), and I probably won’t feel like blogging when I get back.  This is where the scheduling comes in very handy. Now for ‘Branwell Bronte’s Barbers Tale’ byContinue reading “Dear Reader I Read it…Well I’ve started it ‘Branwell Bronte’s Barber’s Tale’ by Chris Firth”

Staying at Wuthering Heights (as one does…..)

We stayed over night in Haworth for the first time.  It was wet and windy, living up to it’s wuthering reputation.  We stayed at Haworth Old Hall, built in the 1600s and full of atmosphere.  This was the original Wuthering Heights!  I’m talking about the very first  film  of Emily Bronte’s book, made in the 1920s ofContinue reading “Staying at Wuthering Heights (as one does…..)”

‘Wuthering Heights’ ITV 2009 version

I wasn’t going to watch this, but I managed to get myself entangled with it.  The beginning began with the traveller and the hand normally enough.  Then it seemed to jump forward to the future generation before the main characters had been established.  To me, this seemed confusing.  It then seemed to go backwards toContinue reading “‘Wuthering Heights’ ITV 2009 version”

York Break: Haworth still Wuthering after all these years

On the way back from our York break, we called in at  Haworth, the Yorkshire village famous for it’s association with the Bronte’s.   There was a time when we used to go once or twice a year, but this was the first time we had been in 3 years.  Nothing had changed.  Perhaps a fewContinue reading “York Break: Haworth still Wuthering after all these years”