Today’s Guest: Interview to Sarah Laycock from the Brontë Parsonage Museum

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During our second trip to Haworth, we met very nice people. One of them was a wonderful blue-eyed young woman called Sarah Laycock. She was our guide in the Brontё Treasure Tour at the Parsonage, and she showed us some of the most incredible letters, manuscripts, drawings and personal possessions of the Brontё family with …

On the Wall: the Pillar Portrait

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The painting tells us a lot about the colours, the features and the expressions of Anne, Emily and Charlotte – from left to right. Also known as “The Pillar Portrait” because of the presence of a white streak between the two taller figures, the painting hides a secret – looking carefully at that white pillar behind …

View From the Window- Top Withens

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The first time we went to Haworth in 2014, we chose to go on a walk on the moors in a warm, sunny and windy morning at the end of April. Though we didn’t know which paths we would take we perfectly knew where we wanted to go: to Top Withens, of course. Top Withens, …

View From the Window: Wind on the Moors

From Emily’s Drawers: Birthday Notes

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“How little we know what we are How less what we may be” These words were written by Anne in a letter for Emily’s birthday on July 30th, 1841– 174 years ago. Back then, she was working for the Robinsons and on her sister’s birthday she was far from her and from the Parsonage. In …