Colin Firth

Jane Austen, Mr Darcy, The Regency and Vanity Fair – Part 1

Jane Austen, Mr Darcy, The Regency and Vanity Fair – Part 1

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English author Jane Austen lived in one of the most eventful, colourful and turbulent epochs in the history of England and Europe.

Jane Austen and Her First Impressions – Woman of Influence

Jane Austen and Her First Impressions – Woman of Influence

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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?

Carolyn McDowall’s Terrific Twelve + Reading Choices of 2012

Carolyn McDowall’s Terrific Twelve + Reading Choices of 2012

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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

Sex Spies & Shameful Liaisons Cinema Event @ Venice Biennale

Sex Spies & Shameful Liaisons Cinema Event @ Venice Biennale

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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.