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From this week: autumn and winter, all at once. 

Housekeeping: the Lucy Jane giveaway has ended and winners have been notified by email. If you didn’t win (Sorry, I would have loved to send “strong coffee long books” pencil pouches to every one of you!) now you’re free to shop: sign up for the Lucy Jane newsletter here and get 15% off your first order.

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Classy & Fabulous pencil pouch from Lucy Jane

Best of the web:

Ten thoughts on hosting Thanksgiving from Shauna Niequist. “People are serious about Thanksgiving food, and most of them are practicing some sort of complex strategy for how to consume a staggering amount of both turkey and pie. ..”

How to make your last name plural this Christmas season. “Nothing quells my Christmas cheer as quickly as a stray apostrophe. Every year they assault me.”

Male TV host wears same suit for a year; no one notices.” Of course they didn’t.

British authors’ houses on Google maps. “One thing we’ve learned: Most authors lived in very posh houses, except Rudyard Kipling who lived above a branch of Eat.”

On the blog: 

A very bookish Christmas countdown. (I got so many great Christmas book ideas from the comments on this post!)

Simplicity, productivity, and the personal uniform. (Yes, that is really my closet.)

Gorgeous books for giving (and receiving).

Have a great weekend!


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  1. English Carrie says:

    I don’t know when Rudyard Kipling lived above Eat but he is well known for living at Bateman’ s (now owned by the National Trust).

  2. Rosie says:

    I am a relatively new reader of this blog and it has quickly become the first blog I check on Feedly. I learn about so many interesting things here- this time I thank you for introducing me to this company!

  3. Lina says:

    I always wondered about the rules for last names. English is my third language and we never learned the useful stuff at school 😀
    Love your link collections!

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