Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain: This book was both fascinating and horrifying. It was nice to see an updated version, but it would also be interesting to see a comparison with restaurants today.
National Geographic – Night Visions: I love these National Geographic photo books, and this one contains one of my favourite pictures by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel – cherry blossoms in Kyoto, Japan.
National Geographic History Jan/February 2019
National Geographic February 1976
National Geographic October 2019
Pleased to Meet Me – Bill Sullivan: This was an absolutely fascinating look at the genes that make us, and it included some very interesting new discovers in the field, as well as looking at how our gut bacteria can influence our brain.
The Originals (Parent’s First Watch)
3×19 No More Heartbreaks: They thought Cami’s last episode was really well done.
3×20 Where Nothing Stays Buried: They actually don’t mind Davina’s dead.
3×21 Give ‘Em Hell Kid: They both had huge looks of shock on their faces when Elijah ripped Marcel’s heart out.
3×22 The Bloody Crown: I think I can safely say they didn’t see any of that coming. They really loved Hayley, Hope, the coffins and the moving truck though.
4×01 Gather Up the Killers: Loved Freya’s “That’s what happens when people annoy me.” They also loved seeing Hayley’s wolf form.
4×02 No Quarter: They were glad the family got Klaus back.
4×03 Haunter of Ruins: They loved seeing Klaus get to interact with Hope.
4×04 Keepers of the House: They were pleased Freya is being nicer to Keelin. Definitely not huge fans of The Hollow.
4×05 I Hear You Knocking: They’re really enjoying Freya and Keelin. They were completely shocked by Sofia working with Dominic
4×06 Bag of Cobras: They felt sorry for Freya who was trying to woo Keelin and then Elijah ripped a man’s heart out.
4×07 High Water and the Devil’s Daughter: They loved Freya and Keelin, and nervous!Freya
1×02 I’m actually surprised they killed off someone that was introduced as a main character
1×04 This show just keeps getting weirder
5×22 Missing: I get Queen Nyssa and a Nyssara reference? Yay! Also, I’m pleased to see Slade again (although mum thought he was dead).
5×07 Baby Steps: Loved the Stevie/Dimitri interaction. Also the Japanese peace garden was stunning.
5×08 The Courage to Continue
Joanna Lumley’s Silk Road Adventure
1×03 Iran – So much beauty and culture in that country.