Calling All Romantics – The Love Story Behind the Love Story: Doctor Zhivago

Addicted to romance? Did Boris Pasternak’s Russian classic Doctor Zhivago or the adapted Oscar-winning film rock your world? Actors Julie Christie and Omar Sharif  in their sable hats and over-sized military coats immortalised love in the snow. The show isn’t over. Lara: The Untold Love Story That Inspired Doctor Zhivago by Anna Pasternak gives the classic…

It’s that Time of the Month

On the 26th day of every month, 26 – a newsletter to inspire the love of words – hits the screen. Below is this month’s issue, which I helped edit. And a  deipnosophist, since you asked,  is someone who excels at dinner table chat. If you meet one, will you let me know? We’re always looking for…