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A Vignette of the Victorian Era Hiding in Central Paris

From the moment I heard it described as “Downton Abbey-esque”, a bistro called Poulette slid to the top of my to-do list. Because among my various life goals I dream of one day chilling with the Dowager Countess of Grantham, noshing crumpets and lamenting how the deafening roar of modernity drowns out the charms of the old world. 269 more words


Timeless Proposals

SPOILER ALERT: If you’re working your way through Downton Abbey, skip this!!

As a writer working on a hopefully endless series of Bangkok love stories, I’ve had to imagine a lot of marriage proposals. 228 more words

Downton Abbey: series 2 episode 1

SPOILER WARNING: Plot points will be revealed in this episode-by-episode discussion of ITV period drama Downton Abbey.

Written by Julian Fellowes. Directed by Ashley Pearce. Originally broadcast: 18 September 2011, ITV. 1,082 more words


2016 Year in Review: TV's Best of the Best in Moments, Quotes & More

Overall Show: Timeless
Adventure, intrigue, mystery, humor, romance, engaging characters, wonderful performances. Timeless has everything you could ask for, plus the extremely fun additive of a time traveling premise. 3,346 more words

Once Upon A Time

15th February 2017

I swear that tiredness can take control over you, by tired I mean, being so exhausted you can’t do anything and don’t care about consequences. 173 more words

February 2017

Twisting the knife: Why killing off major television characters has become the cheapest and easiest plot device

If there’s anything George R.R. Martin and Shonda Rhimes have taught the contemporary television audience, it’s that the death of a beloved character is a-okay, just as long as it somehow furthers your plot. 1,517 more words


my favorite fictional couples that never happened

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and some of you may be feeling like your true Valentine is out there somewhere (maybe in a very specific location whose exact address or coordinates you know) and just hasn’t found his or her way to you yet.   781 more words