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Emma: Picnicking on Box Hill

Whether you are heading to our “Box Hill” Picnic today or not, here’s a lovely post about the Box Hill picnic in “Emma.”

If you would like to join our picnic today, bring your picnic lunch down to Kamiak Butte from 12-4!

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They had a very fine day for Box Hill … Nothing was wanting but to be happy when they got there. Seven miles were travelled in expectation of enjoyment, and every body had a burst of admiration on first arriving…Jane Austen, Emma


One of the most famous scenes in Emma is the picnic scene on Box Hill. Picnics were becoming increasingly popular at the turn of the nineteenth century, when romantic sensibility influenced the trend of eating out of doors as a way to commune with nature. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the term picnic originally meant “A fashionable social entertainment in which each person present contributed a share of the provisions; now, A pleasure party including an excursion to some spot in the country where all partake of a repast out of doors: the participants may bring with them individually the viands and means of entertainment, or the…

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Last Day to Enter Our Giveaway

Our Spring Jane Austen Giveaway ends tonight at 8pm! We are offering some extra ways to enter so keep an eye on our social media (you can find those on our Contact Page) and check out our upcoming event, the Jane Austen Spring “Great House” Tea (buy a ticket right HERE, if you don’t want to wait!) The winner of this giveaway does receive a ticket (if able to attend).

ENTER TO WIN ➡️HERE!!!⬅️

UPDATED 6:30pm: Visit our Instagram HERE for how to have 5 more entries! 1 1/1 hour remaining!

The winner will be contacted by email within 24 hours and have 24 hours to accept before we share who it is! Good luck!!

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Enter to Win Our Spring Jane Austen Giveaway!

We at JASNA EWANID are so very pleased to note we have reached 100+ followers on Facebook, Twitter, AND Instagram!! Thank you for joining us!! To celebrate these milestones, we have decided to host a Jane Austen-inspired spring giveaway! The giveaway will run from 11am on Saturday, 7 April 2018, to 8pm on Monday, 16 April 2018.
ENTER HERE: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/0036c5681/?

The prizes are as follows:

  • 1 Jane Austen coloring book
  • 1 Jane Austen “Austen-tacious” pin
  • 1 pair of cream-colored, hand-knit wristwarmers
  • 1 bar of Northanger Soapworks’ “Captain Wentworth’s Constancy” soap
  • 1 box of Twinings tea
  • 1 ticket ($20 value) to our May 6 Spring “Great House” Tea

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Upon completion of the giveaway period, the winner will be emailed within 24 hours and must accept within 24 hours so we may announce the results! If the winner is unable to attend our May 6 tea, we reserve the right to select a second winner for the ticket only. If the winner would prefer a different color of wristwarmers or a pair for a man, or an herbal box of Twinings tea, please contact Jane at jasna.ewanidsm@gmail.com to discuss. While we wish we could send the prize anywhere in the world, this one is for residents of the United States who are 18 or older. Please comment with questions, write us at the above email address, or ask us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

This is our first giveaway so we cannot promise it will be “calm waters all” the time, but we shall do our best! We are very excited!

HOW TO ENTER:
Please click the link below and you will find a multitude of options for entering! Good luck!
HERE: a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Come Vote In “Jane Austen Madness”

Welcome to “Jane Austen Madness,” our take on the “March Madness” basketball craze which takes over the internet every March here in the USA.

Last week we randomly paired up 64 of Jane Austen’s characters and began voting. You can use this link to fill out a bracket, picking your favorite character in each pairing until you reach a favorite champion, ever 5 minutes until 2 April 2018. Click on a pairing if you can’t remember who someone is. On 2 April, we will announce who was voted our favorite character of this year’s “Jane Austen Madness!”

Please feel free to share the link and invite your fellow Janeites from near and far to participate. The more the merrier!

If you have questions about specific characters or how to fill out the bracket, please comment below or send us a message! We will post reminders to vote every so often.

Happy Jane Austen Madness!!

Link: https://brackify.com/bracket/8406/Jane-Austen-Madness-JASNA-EWANID

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