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Downton Abbey Connection

Thursday, July 11, 2013: Downton Abbey Connection

Hello! Only one more class lecture left for tomorrow! Yay! And we don’t have to start class until 10am! 252 more words

CIEE Irish Studies

Review: The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin

Quirky Charlotte, as the heiress to the Lenox fortune, is one of the most wealthy women in England. Her marriage prospects are numerous.

Her over bearing brother is set to marry into the upper crust of English society and he hopes to make another advantageous match for his sister. 1,052 more words

Books

YA to the Rescue: On Therese Casgrain & A Mad, Wicked Folly

This disturbing piece of news about the Harper government erasing Canadian feminist and women’s rights activist Therese Casgrain’s name from an award (not to mention that her image was also removed from the $50 bill in 2012) made me feel many things. 409 more words

YA

Emmys 2014: What Should Win Best Drama Series? Take Our Poll!

Meet this year’s nominees, same as last year’s nominees — with one notable exception.

That’s the story in the 2014 Emmy race for Outstanding Drama Series… 278 more words

Polls

Stricken: Survival Guide for the Nastiest of Colds

This weekend began with grand plans…

I made a very ambitious to-do list that spanned three pages in Patrick’s forsaken journal, then promptly caught a terrible cold and accomplished absolutely  353 more words

A Special Book

I have just finished “Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey”, and I would say that if you are going to visit Highclere Castle, it is a… 115 more words

Travel

New ITV Drama Trailer

Check out the new ITV Drama trailer here – as slick and intriguing as ever.

Crime/Mystery TV