Tag: Christmas scenes

Pride and Prejudice Christmas Scene: Boxing Day Charity

Kitty experiences Boxing Day charity with the Gardiners. Excerpt from Twelfth Night at Longbourn The sounds of hungry children rising drove Kitty from her bed. After brief ablutions, she made her way to the morning room, work bag in hand. Her letter to Lydia balanced on top of the chemisette. Aunt and the children already …

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Pride and Prejudice Christmas Scene: Christmas Dinner at Longbourn

Excerpt from Darcy & Elizabeth: Christmas 1811 Later that night, Elizabeth paced the very clean drawing room, waiting for their guests to arrive. Fresh evergreen and holly filled the room with the season’s fragrances, tied with cheery red bows. It should have been a very pleasing scene, but the tension in the room threatened to …

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Pride and Prejudice Christmas Scene: Elizabeth’s first Yule Log

An excerpt from The Darcys’ First Christmas Elizabeth sat in the upstairs sitting room, reading. Now things were returned to normal, a few minutes on her own proved pleasant, not isolating. Earlier that day, Darcy and Fitzwilliam had taken the children and Georgiana to cut decorations for the house. Evergreen boughs and Christmas roses adorned the …

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Pride and Prejudice Christmas Scene: The Mumpers’ Blessing

Excerpt and Outtake from Twelfth Night at Longbourn A few more stitches, and the embroidery on the bodice would be done. Kitty examined the hoop of pale yellow muslin in the morning light. Drat! Several tiny stitches fell wrong, yet again. A soft rap on the door demanded her attention. “Miss Bennet?” Hill poked her …

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Pride and Prejudice Christmas Scene: Miss Darcy and the Kissing Ball

An excerpt from Twelfth Night at Longbourn It was Christmas Eve. At home, Kitty and her sisters—no wait, no one would be left at Longbourn to go out to cut evergreen and holly boughs for decorating the house and making a kissing ball. She stopped and sank down to the stair step, face in her hands. Even …

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