Miss Marjoribanks (1866), Margaret Oliphant

We meet Miss Marjoribanks at two periods of her life with an intermission of 10 years. In the first part of the book we arrive at the point her mother dies and she sets about making it her aim in life to be a comfort to her dear papa. A time limit of 10 years … Continue reading Miss Marjoribanks (1866), Margaret Oliphant

Intermission: The Conversation

As a child, and frequent cinema visitor, it was some years into my movie going career before I encountered an intermission. This must have been sometime around the late 70s into the early 80s. I'm trying to recall the movie - I think it must have been an older one that was doing the rounds. … Continue reading Intermission: The Conversation