Call Me Cordelia: A New, Darker Anne for 2017

Today we are traveling to Prince Edward Island. The first thing that has to be addressed when speaking about a filmed version of L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables is to acknowledge that Kevin Sullivan’s 1985 canadian television version; starring Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Farnsworth, and Jonathan Crombie, is near perfect. From the scenery, … More Call Me Cordelia: A New, Darker Anne for 2017

The Lady Vanishes: The Life and Seclusion of Huguette Clark as told in Empty Mansions

Today we are traveling to New York, Paris, Santa Barbara and various other places. Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune was one of those books I had intended to read years ago but somehow never got around to. My biography skills ebb and wane. I find … More The Lady Vanishes: The Life and Seclusion of Huguette Clark as told in Empty Mansions

With Pleasure

Today we’re traveling to Georgian London. My mother has this thing where she gets fed up with shows for being “too soap operaish”. She does it all the time and even the tiniest bit of polished drama will illicit this response. She likes gritty crime shows which are often fantastic, but sometimes people just need … More With Pleasure