Tag: Doctor Who


Geronimo! Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary fell on the same day as the second anniversary of Canadian Writers Abroad. Thanks to everyone who took the time to read what I, and others, wrote on CWA. And […]

Love Literary London

There are many things to love about London, but my favourite is its celebration of literature. Besides theatre, Sherlock and Doctor Who. Dead authors appear on blue plaques on walls of buildings they occupied (with […]

Further to 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 a run of Mordecai Richler’s […]

Doctor Who and Kyoto

Among the top items on the BBC news on December 13 was Canada’s announcement that it is withdrawing from the Kyoto protocol. The Beeb played an excerpt of the Minister of Environment Canada, Peter Kent, […]