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Indian Summers (Series 1)

This blogpost will contain my thoughts on series 1 of the show, Indian Summers, which is set in the 1930s before India gained independence. 245 more words


Poldark Rebooted: 40 Years On

Ross and Demelza (Robin Ellis and Angharad Rees) trying to mislead prevention men looking for smugglers

Jim Carter (Stuart Doughty) dying of an unjust system, Jinny (Gillian Bailey) grieving (1975… 765 more words

Political Novels/films

A Royal Affair (2012)

Quick opinion:  Beautiful.  A bit long.  Hard for me to flow along with due to personal experiences.

Never heard of it:  Romantic costume drama.  This one is in Danish with smatterings of other languages.   405 more words

Movie Review

BBCTV'S Copper

Flipping through the Netflix Instant Watch feeds, I kept coming upon the show Copper. I added it to my queue and if my mind worked like Windows Explorer the file name was  \\h… 1,340 more words

Emma Marriot's Companion for The World of Poldark

From the frontispiece: Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza with Garrick

Just one of many many meditative stills: Aidan Turner as Ross looking out at the world with a characteristic expression… 1,864 more words

Political Novels/films

Brooklyn - **

Brooklyn is a fine movie about a young Irish girl who leaves her country to find work in the US. She has trouble adapting at first, but then encounters a young Italian plumber who she falls in love with and marries in secret. 140 more words