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Review: The Crown

After the considerable anticipation built up by the promising trailers and articles, when The Crown premiered, it did not take me long to go through the series. 954 more words

The Crown: Balancing Family and Calling Is a Royal Pain

The Netflix series focuses on the pressure around the monarch’s marriage.

I recall sitting with my mother in my childhood living room and watching Diana Spencer—about to be Princess Diana— 341 more words

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AngloFiles: The Crown Resonates

In between bustle and triptofan slumbers, the holidays offer the opportunity to do gulp down some healthy portions of television.  Over Thanksgiving I came across  260 more words

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"More Nazi than the Nazis"

How can it have taken us so long to get around to the Mitfords? This group of aristocratic English sisters were, in their time, the very personification of useful stoogery. 777 more words

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The Crown

Netflix, in it’s great wisdom, suggested Binge Watching some shows over the Thanksgiving weekend.  I saw posters in both California and here in Paris for The Crown.   400 more words

The Crown TV Series Review

It’s difficult for me to start this review today, because I know that my words will not do justice to the show. But I feel like it’s necessary for me to write anyway because failure to write about this show is akin to letting it down as well. 780 more words

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Wetaskiwin teen receives award from Queen Elizabeth for saving his stepfather's life

A teenager from Wetaskiwin has received a medal from Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace after his quick thinking helped save his stepfather’s life.

“I never thought I would be in the same room, let alone shaking her hand and getting an award from her,” said Tyler Bailer, a 17-year-old lifeguard from Wetaskiwin who received the prestigious Russell Medal in London on Tuesday. 352 more words

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