August 21st, 2008

geek girl

Pride and Prejudice mini-icons: Begging very hard for a few balls

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single blogger in the throes of an extended period of online silence must be engaged in icon-making. Well, perhaps it is less than universal, but it is certainly true in my own personal case on this one specific occasion, so there.

This time the icons are all based on Pride and Prejudice, more particularly the 1995 BBC TV version, i.e. the one with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle. As an added cultural bonus, most of the text is taken straight from Jane Austen herself (and the couple of bits that aren't shouldn't be too hard to spot, hem hem).

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As is customary, I may be prevailed upon to create slight variations on the above designs, if such a thing should give particular pleasure to any of my esteemed audience. In the meantime, I shall bid you adieu and take a refreshing turn about the room...