wildest dreams

“why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.”
– jane austen
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by the time thursdays roll around, my mind is racing off, dreaming up grand adventures of every shape and color 🙂

where shall we whisk off to this week?
 

inspired by my neverending adoration of miss jane austen’s magnificent tales, i have been imagining a weekend escape to the romantic english countryside of rowsley, just a hop & skip from the famed austen locales of chatsworth {hello mr. darcy!} and peak district
 
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and tucked inside this land of handsome manors, lush sprawling greenery and romance galore is a perfect inn that celebrates all things english – the peacock at rowsley.
{the peacock at rowsley}

it’s exterior has the charm of old england and the interior has the glamour of mid century. the cast of the most recent version of pride & prejudice as well as brilliant historic authors like henry wadsworth longfellow, called this inn home at one point in their lives…and i hope one day i do too! isn’t it marvelous?
now it’s your turn, my fellow jet setters! what far away land are you dreaming of this week?

xo,
s

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    Vivienne
    10/15/2010 at 5:15 pm

    Lovely, just lovely. I would love to visit those places!

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    November Grey
    10/15/2010 at 3:27 pm

    Barcelona. Always Barcelona… oh those pictures! Mr Darcy!!!

    xx

    November Grey

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    Jen
    10/15/2010 at 5:18 am

    These locations are so fantastic. I would die to visit them…

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    Samantha
    10/15/2010 at 3:47 am

    I adore Jane Austen! I would love to visit the haunts of her stories someday! My heart is always dreaming of Rome, my one true love! Piazzas, wine, and fabulous fountains around every corner : )

    -Samantha
    http://sincerelysamantha.com

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    la petite coquine
    10/15/2010 at 2:22 am

    Wouldn’t that be amazing? I’m dreaming of a little Mexican getaway-a few margaritas and lots of napping on the beach!

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