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Lady Dynamite Gives Emotional Truth the Wheel

This article discusses plot points from Seasons 1 & 2 of Lady Dynamite. If you haven’t seen it yet, go watch it. It’s well worth it. 1,477 more words

Grab Bag

Ned Kelly: The Rebel and Nolan's Muse

On the 11th of November 1880, Ned Kelly, an Australian bushranger, was hanged in Melbourne. At the time of his death he was only 25 and already a legend. 1,354 more words

Art

Tilting at windmills.

When I began this adventure one of the many must have photographic destinations was in Castille La Mancha. Consuegra and the windmills of Don Quixote fame. 116 more words

Photography

The Princess Bride: A Game of Tropes

I saw “The Princess Bride” about 10 years ago, and I never re-watched it. It’s not that I didn’t enjoy it, I just didn’t grow up with it, and it didn’t hold the same kind of magic for me that it seems to hold for a lot of people my age. 495 more words

Day Trips from Madrid: Alcalá de Henares

(I wrote this post only a few months after my arrival in Spain, while I was still mostly ignorant of the country and its language. With the exception of Chinchón, I have visited all of these places since then, so I have appended little notes at the end of my posts about what I now know. 2,265 more words

Eurotrip

Castillo de Curiel in Spain, Spending the Night in a Renovated Medieval Castle

October 15, 2014.

It never stopped raining that day so we headed straight for our destination that night, the Castillo de Curiel, a renovated medieval castle that had been converted into a hotel, and highly recommended by some fellow travellers as being ‘cheap’ for what you got. 539 more words

Spain