Hello and welcome one and all to a New Year!
This is the first FLF of 2013!
To continue with the Jane Austen tribute next is the opening from Sense and Sensibility
"The family of Dashwood had long settled in Sussex. Their estate was large , and their residence was at Norland Park, in the center of their property, where, for many generations, they had lived in so respectable a manner as to engage the general good opinion of their surrounding acquaintance."