18th July 1817 a 41 year old English countrywoman Jane Austen passed on, having published six novels 1811 – 1818 based on her observations of English rural life
Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones is a character that embodies all our human failings helping us to know how to pick ourselves up again through hope and soldier on
English author Jane Austen lived in one of the most eventful, colourful and turbulent epochs in the history of England and Europe.
If she were alive would Jane Austen be amused by amounts of money given for notable editions of her First Impressions – is pride or prejudice dictating price?
At the end of the National Year of Reading in Australia my terrific twelve reading choices for 2012 includes a bonus delightful gem Mr. Marshall’s Flower Book
Produced by The History Channel and WTFN Entertainment and exclusive to FOXTEL on Sunday, December 2 at 7.30pm AEDT The People Speak event comes to Australia for the first time. The format was born in 2009 when actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, along with film producer Chris Moore collaborated…
The People Speak, by giving voice to those who speak out for change, reminds us that democracy is not a spectator sport but an ongoing war of resonating words
The 2011 Mostra Internazionale D’Arte Cinematografica la Biennale di Venezia held recently was host to a whole new raft of so-called ‘intelligent movies’ distinguished actors like Britain’s heartthrob Colin Firth believes audiences are clamouring for.