I suppose they’ll to try to buy her off with 15,000 of those new Jane Austen ten pound notes.

U.S. singer Kelly Clarkson banned from taking Jane Austin’s ring from Britain | Mail Online)

By Keith Gladdis

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Kelly Clarkson will not be allowed to take a gold and turquoise ring once owned by Jane Austen out of the country

As a self-proclaimed ‘history nerd’, American popstar Kelly Clarkson was happy to pay more than £150,000 for a ring that once belonged to Jane Austen.

But the 31-year-old singer has been told she cannot take the item out of Britain and back to her native Texas because it is a ‘national treasure’.

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(via U.S. singer Kelly Clarkson banned from taking Jane Austin’s ring from Britain | Mail Online)

lovelikeadinosaur:

Just discovered the Cozy Classics version of Pride and Prejudice at Munro’s. They managed to recapture the plot in about 10 concise words and I’m kind of in love.

I don’t think the video quite does these justice. They’re board books with one word pages. I’ve just ordered Pride and Prejudice. I can’t wait until Jane Eyre comes out in the fall. (No, I don’t have any young children to read them to. They’re for me, okay?)

Cozy Classics Trailer – Pride and Prejudice | Moby Dick (by cozyclassics)

Cozy Classics on Amazon