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Great Steam railway trip to Bronte Country a literary adventure

Like great creative people such as Leonard da Vinci and Frank Lloyd Wright whose nature studies inspired their works of art and architecture, Charlotte Bronte too used nature to enrich her writings.   Charlotte Bronte makes use of nature’s imagery throughout “Jane Eyre,” and comments on both the human relationship with the outdoors and human…

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Travel from the West Coast to the East Coast for a literary treasure

Do remember reading Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. His stories still live on the page, in the movies, on Broadway and in our heart. Stevenson, a literary celebrity during his lifetime, now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His literary genius…

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