“Vengeance is mine; I will repay.”

Sometimes great love stories aren’t all that romantic. Anna Karenina is about love, but not the comfortable, wholesome, happily-ever-after kind.  The obsessive, overwhelming, destroys your life kind.  And while it’s tempting to jam this story into the familiar ‘star-crossed lovers’ category – I think Anna Karenina is more than that. Several weeks and 963 pages […]

Can a story survive the screen?

As you may have noticed, Just A Little Whim has been on a bit of a hiatus. I’m still settling back to real life after my holidays and suddenly there aren’t enough hours in the day.  But enough of my excuses. Today I’m thinking about all the book-film adaptations that are hitting our screens.  Life […]