Most of the posts on this blog are articles previously published in national periodicals. Folks have been asking for these to be collected in one spot...and this is that spot. And, unless otherwise noted, illustrations are by David Gillett as well.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Katy, by Anthony Jenkins

A lovely little illustration in the Globe & Mail Travel section by Anthony Jenkins, the Globe editorial cartoonist...showing Katy Gillett atop Stanege Edge, Derbyshire, England. Yes, she is striking the pose made famous by Keira Knightley in Pride and Predjudice, at that point in the movie which is arguably the most moving 12 seconds of non-dialogue film in cinematic costume drama history.

Yes, she has a very long neck. And yes, those are hiking poles in her hands.

"Why?" you ask, and not without reason (I must confess).

Never fear, dear reader. You can (of course) read the whole article at

....and for comparison, at left is a photo of that lady on that rock....