Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Happy Birthday Janie!
It's our best girlfriend, Jane's birthday today! 233 years ago today this spritely Sagittarius was born on 16 December 1775. Without this most beloved of English authors we wouldn't have Mr Darcy, Mr Darcy, or Mr Darcy. We owe a lot to her.
But on a serious note, my words come nowhere near adequately honouring so great a novelist so I will leave that to Vic and Laurel Ann and their awesome blog. So thank you Jane, for giving us chick lit which is both intelligent and ageless and also for giving us normal girls hope that despite all our humanly mistakes we can still have a happy ending and learn more about ourselves in the process. Oh yeah, and thanks for providing us with the ideal man we could only ever wish to seduce in our lifetime: Mr Collins.