Boys and Their Toys

I have been reading a book of short story murder mysteries, and in The Man Who Liked Toys by Leslie Charteris, I read these words: “I remember the manager of one of the biggest novelty manufacturers in the world telling me that the soundest test of any idea […]

Oh, Mr. Darcy!

Colin Firth now has Italian citizenship! Isn’t that amazing? It comes as a shock to think of that charming, erudite, upper-crust, fellow with the plummy accent becoming an Italian. We all think of him as Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice, or Mark Darcy in Bridget Jones’s Diary […]