|St Michael's Mount|
|the Blue Drawing-room|
|View from the balcony|
Mind you, there are good Cornish wines. I believe there's a vineyard near Pencarrow - around Bodmin, I think. They make rose wine I think.
Anyway I've started on my Shirley fanfiction - here it is. I haven't finished it though, and it's far from entertaining. Hope the references are not to obscure. I don't know much about Cowper or Burns or Byron so what I've written is based on reviews from the 19th century and knowledge of Charlotte Brontë's opinions on poetry.
If Louis Moore's character doesn't seem recognisable it's because I've tweaked him a bit. You see, Charlotte didn't write him convincingly so I decided to develop a different character, though still with some similarities to the original. I was annoyed though that she had to make him so intelligent and well-loved, but nothing in the novel justifies this. We never see his intelligence or goodness.
Anyway here's my new money-making scheme. Since writing fanfics of Twilight and Fifty Shades and self-publishing it will definitely make you a millionaire, I am going to do the same with Shirley. I am a struggling student and thus am justified in copying others' ideas. Also making up characters isn't easy for a young person, and well, I have my precept in Shirley. Hopefully I'll get enough hits, self-publish it, and receive a 7-figure deal from Penguin. We can all dream.