Yes, I know, I've been updating like a fiend lately.When I write, I turn the squiggly spell check and grammar lines off. First of all, because the grammar check never seems to be accurate. Second of all, spell check hates everything. Squiggly lines remind me too much of writing papers in college and it is … Continue reading Ran Spellcheck. Yikes.
Okay, I know I promised this post yesterday, but I didn't get around to finishing Henry V until now. This story wasn't a complete stranger to me like the past three in The Hollow Crown series, so I had an easier time following the plot. And actually, I didn't have a problem understanding the language … Continue reading The Hollow Crown: Henry V
PBS had their Downton Abbey season 3 panel on Saturday and these are some spoilers from the third season trailer.New cast photo:And spoilers, below:Via wetpaint.com:1. Sybil and Branson return to Downton Abbey. Carson is not happy about it.2. Robert loses the money, even Cora's money.3. Mary and Matthew bicker over something.4. Yes, Cora's mother comes … Continue reading Downton Abbey, Season 3 spoilers
i just noticed that this blog hit 5,000 pageviews yesterday. Cool!To wit: Remember the last post? About the Story of England by Michael Wood? Well, I came across a link to an article Michael Wood wrote, about Britain's first black community, dating from Elizabeth England.I love the excerpts from the parish register. A real taste … Continue reading 5,000 views
My dad will readily admit to not having an imagination. By this, he means that he doesn't read novels. He likes movies, but prefers documentaries. He doesn't follow serialized television, but the DVR is rather full of documentaries and reality TV.One of these recent documentary series on our DVR takes care of both of us. … Continue reading The Story of England and small villages