Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Book Review

Things got a little saucy on the Couch this week, as I spent some time with Lady Constance Chatterley and she shared with me her views about love, sex, and relationships, detailing greatly the frustrations of her being married to a man crippled by ┬áthe war and her having a raging, forbidden affair, with a…

Emma – Movie Review

Indeed one cannot deny the pleasing and brightening effect of a good romantic comedy before breakfast. This morning on the Couch, I was joined for coffee by a talented matchmaker who regaled me with romantic tales of conquest, intrigue, and misinterpretation. Check out the review in the menu tab, and right here!

Northanger Abbey – Movie Review

Who doesn’t enjoy a little flirting, manipulation, sociopathy, and patriarchal tyranny after dinner? This evening my companion on the Couch was budding socialite and avid gothic romance reader, Catherine Morland. Oh we discussed a great many things, including the time she went to stay in a haunted house! Read all about it in the ‘Movie…

Mansfield Park – Movie Review

Well, this was bound to happen. This week on the Couch I am to have a congregation of ladies, gentlemen, romances, and scandals, as I have dived down the rabbit hole into Austenland -so be prepared! For tea this afternoon, the party was made up of Fanny Price, Edmund Bertram, Mr Henry and Miss Marianne…

Mansfield Park – Book Review

This week on the Couch, I saw behind the embroidered curtains of the rich and spoilt. My companion was Fanny Price: a sweet girl who’s humbleness and good nature endures even when she is plucked from her impoverished home and sent to be raised by her rich relatives. There was attitude, society, scandal, and hidden…