THE DECTECTORISTS

The Detectorists, 2014 - 2016 BBC comedy series distributed by Netflix. What is it about the British hobbyist? Imagine having an attraction to trains that's so compelling, you'd spend all your spare time standing near or over rail lines to note the differences and distinctive characteristics of locomotives and what they pull. If standing in …

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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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