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Not just Pemberley, but Jupiter

I’ve previously written about how Charles Austen, Jane Austen’s brother was buried at Trincomalee. Given that we half intend to go back for a second journey next year, I thought I’d research the grave location – a suitably morbid thing … Continue reading

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From Pemberley to Trincomalee …

It is truth universally acknowledged that the past can sometimes produce seemingly bizarre connections. One is that Jane Austen’s brother Charles, who had a long and distinguished naval career, died in Burma during the second Burmese war and is buried … Continue reading

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