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In search of Jane Austen 200 years after her death

TRUDGING through the misty graveyard of St Nicholas Church in Steventon, Hampshire, on a chilly Saturday morning, I could really do with some of the ringed patterns Jane Austen and her sister, Cassandra, strapped to their boots to keep off the sodden, muddy ground.

Walking Tenerife to the sounds of Leonard Cohen

Andrea McKernon
THE death of a songwriting great was a downer on the day Andrea McKernon headed to Tenerife but sharing a walking holiday with a fabulous group of Northern Ireland women was an uplifting antidote.

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