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Poached Chickens and Blood Eagles

During my period of ‘confinement’ whilst pregnant with my first child, a friend of mine lent me his box set of The Tudors to keep me entertained. 1,150 more words

Health (mental)

Vikings' Trip to Paris

When I last weighed in on the History Channel series Vikings I was pretty happy with how the first season went, and was interested in where story would go next. 2,012 more words

Ragnar Lodbrok

'Vikings' Season 3 Finale Review: We'll Always Have Paris (SPOILERS)

The invasion of Paris provided a riveting multi-episode kick to the third season of “Vikings,” a series that has put History on the map creatively speaking more than any of its other scripted productions. 570 more words


'Vikings' Creator Talks Season 3 Finale, What's Ahead for Ragnar

Spoilers: Do not read on unless you’ve seen the Season 3 finale of “Vikings,” titled “The Dead.”

In the season three finale of History Channel’s “Vikings,” 2,610 more words


Vikings season 3 episode 7 & 8: "Paris" and "To the gates!"

Episode 7 of Vikings starts and we clearly know Ragnar knows Floki killed Athelstan. But of course, he’s not going to cash in on his vengeance early. 424 more words

Movie & TV Reviews

Watch: History's 'Vikings' Wage War on Paris (EXCLUSIVE)

The time has come for History Channel’s “Vikings” to launch their attack on Paris, and in the April 9 episode, we see Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) and his horde of northmen assailing the supposedly impenetrable walls of the city. 447 more words


'Vikings' Sneak Peek: Ragnar Prepares to Attack Paris (EXCLUSIVE)

As “Vikings” fans know, when Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) sets his mind on something, nothing can dissuade him, and despite the shocking death of his closest friend Athelstan (George Blagden) in the March 26 episode of the History drama, the Norse leader is still determined to raid Paris and see what kind of treasures are hidden behind its supposedly impenetrable walls. 225 more words