Passing Strange – Ellen Kloges
A short little book about witches living in New Orleans that preserve themselves in artwork.
Writers: Their Lives and Works – James Naughtie
A brief overview of several different authors, including some I was not aware of
National Geographic July 2019
Eye to Eye – Frans Lanting
This is such a beautiful book of photography from Frans Lanting. I particularly love his photos of elephants and the different wild cats.
Moscow: An Illustrated History – Kathleen Berton Murrell
This was an interesting short history (with black and white illustrations) of how the capital city of Moscow came to be.
Monster, She Wrote – Lisa Kroger and Melanie R Andersen
This is an absolutely fascinating book about all the pioneering (and a lot of forgotten) female writers of horror, ghost stories and speculative fiction. A lot of these women were sometimes the first in their fields, predating men who are often considered the pioneers.
4×15 The Unnamed – Well this had shades of Aung San Suu Kyi and the Rohingya.
4×16 My Funny Valentine – Puppies!
4×17 Phase Two
4×18 The Friendship Game
4×19 Thin Ice
4×20 The Things We Get to Say
The Originals (Parent’s First Watch)
3×05 The Axeman’s Letter – They completely agree Aurora is nuts
3×06 Beautiful Mistake – They loved Freya breaking the necks of all the Strix
3×07 Out of the Easy – They thought the Thanksgiving decorations and dinner were excellent, and were most approving of Freya breaking Aurora’s neck.
3×08 The Other Girl in New Orleans – They got quite the shock when they saw Finn!
3×09 Savior – They loved the Christmas decorations. Totally didn’t see the ending with Cami’s death coming. They also were quite shocked at Elijah having to dagger Rebekah!
3×10 A Ghost Along the Mississippi – Dad says this show has some of the best scriptwriting ever. They totally didn’t see Cami pulling the switch with Aurora and locking Tristan in the box coming!
Joanna Lumley’s Silk Road Adventure
1×01 Venice, Albania and Turkey – Utterly stunning scenery and fascinating information
16×02 Love Thy Neighbour – This show is getting good again. So glad Maria Bello is in it. And this was an excellent piece of character development for Torres
2×05 I’m glad Tarek and Rasha are okay.
2×06 Seriously Nelly and Gregor? Did we HAVE to? Also, it’s like no one can kill the maniac birdwatcher!
2×08 I’m glad someone finally got the maniac birdwatcher. He was nuts!
1×03 Child Predator – This episode was so good. Such twists!
5×03 Miss Rebecca Thrall (No 76) – This show has lost something along the way. The writing is not as tight, and the characters are acting out of character.