...another place to wander around
Welcome to my virtual notebook,
a place for keeping some things I don't want to forget...
A visual wall of inspiration for thought gathering.
My heartfelt thanks to all who have contributed here,
for this notebook would be empty without you.
- The Brontë sisters often wrote their works in a minuscule handwriting on whatever scraps of paper they could find. A magnifying glass is often required to read the texts. This early poem from a 13-year-old Charlotte was scrawled on a three-inch square paper. Scholars believe the miniature handwriting was a way for the sisters to hide their work from prying eyes and due to the expense of paper at that time. Others suggest it’s the scale that the sisters’ beloved toy soldiers would have written in, since the playthings were an integral part of their childhood fantasy world that inspired their earliest works. -