JANE AUSTEN’S EMMA IN THE MOVIES

Jane Austen’s Emma – 1996 & 2020 After ‘Pride and Prejudice’, ‘Emma’ is possibly the most popular of Jane Austen’s novels and there have been several cinematic versions for those who enjoy viewing to reading.  If you’re like my DDD and dismiss Austen as a novelist whose sole preoccupation is having her characters married off, …

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ADDICTED TO MEDICINE

Is there no end to medical shows?  Can there possibly be enough patients with new and fascinating cases to go around?  Do scriptwriters have to comb the medical journals for new and exciting illnesses?  When I saw the CBC had started a medical show called ‘Transplant’ in 2020, my heart did not go pitter-patter. Okay, …

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