Austen at the Seaside: An Excerpt from PERSUADED TO SAIL

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Summer is here! Time for days at the beach with lots of sun, sand, and romance. Grab your sunblock and join your favourite Austen characters in their adventures at the sea. The Cajun Cheesehead returns to give a couple of … Continue reading →

Austen at the Seaside: An Excerpt from THE LAST ADVENTURE OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL

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Summer is here! Time for days at the beach with lots of sun, sand, and romance. Grab your sunblock and join your favorite Austen characters in their adventures at the sea. For this edition of the Cajun Cheesehead Chronicles, Jack … Continue reading →

Movies in May: How Hollywood Ruins Jane Austen

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Do you love films based on Jane Austen’s work or life, well, then you’ll love our theme this month. Grab your popcorn and a soda! It’s time for Movies in May! A cranky Jack Caldwell has his say about Hollywood … Continue reading →

March Madness — PerfectLizzy® Meets Her Match by Jack Caldwell

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Have you ever wanted to read how a conversation would go between Darcy and Captain Wentworth? Have you ever wished Caroline Bingley might make the acquaintance of Sir Walter Elliot? Have you ever thought Mrs. Norris and Lady Catherine could … Continue reading →

Anniversary February – Frederick and Anne Wentworth

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To commemorate our second anniversary, we invite you, our loyal readers and friends, to join us this month at Austen Variations. We have grand plans! For February, we intend to share the endearing moments of Jane Austen’s beloved characters as … Continue reading →

The Cajun Cheesehead Chronicles – Jane Bennet Does The Austen Interviews

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  What better way to start the year that to focus on one of Jane Austen’s most beloved characters. Join us as Jane Bennet undergoes THE AUSTEN INTERVIEWS.   The Austen Interviews #9: An Interview with Miss Jane Bennet   … Continue reading →

12 Days of a Jane Austen Christmas: Crescent City Giveaway by Jack Caldwell

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The Cajun Cheesehead Christmas Chronicles [Originally posted 03/26/2011] Hello, folks. Jack Caldwell here. As I have said ad nauseum, I am a Cajun, born and raised in Thibodaux, Louisiana. You may have heard of it: Jerry Reed’s Amos Moses (http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/jerry_reed/amos_moses.html) … Continue reading →

The Cajun Cheesehead Chronicles [part 2 of 2] by Jack Caldwell

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  The Return of The Austen Interviews #8 – Another Interview with Miss Caroline Bingley JACK CALDWELL – Hello, everyone—Jack Caldwell here. For this edition of The Cajun Cheesehead Chronicles, I’ve decided to bow to popular demand and bring back … Continue reading →

The Cajun Cheesehead Chronicles [part 1 of 2] by Jack Caldwell

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The Austen Interviews #1 – An Interview with Miss Caroline Bingley [Originally posted 03/26/2011] JACK CALDWELL – Hello, everyone—Jack Caldwell here. For this edition of The Cajun Cheesehead Chronicles, I’m pleased to interview one of the most controversial characters in … Continue reading →

The Cajun Cheesehead Chronicles, by Jack Caldwell

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The Journey by Jack Caldwell   Good day, everyone. For the latest installment of the Cajun Cheesehead Chronicles, I’m sharing the following. 2015 marks the fortieth anniversary of my high school graduation. That occurrence inspired me to compose the following, … Continue reading →