The Canadian in Doctor Who

Who knew that “Doctor Who” was created by a Canadian? Sydney Newman transferred from Canadian television to English television in 1958. He worked on ITV’s Armchair Theatre series, which included […]

Shakespeare and Company

George Whitman, the owner of the bookstore Shakespeare and Company, died on December 14, 2011, at the age of 98. Whitman went to Paris from the United States after his […]

Compare and Contrast

I start making comparisons as soon as we arrive at our flat in London. “Oh, look, the furniture is the same as in our place in Vienna.” And New Delhi […]

Walls

During ten years of living outside of Canada I found that I took pictures of walls as much as scenery. I mean not only the walls that sheltered me but […]