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They Also Serve Who Only Stand and Wait

Downton Abbey (2010 – 2015) Having been a late fan of Upstairs, Downstairs (1971-1975), I find it interesting how the British love to show a time when rich people (read, the nobility) had servants (read, slaves). At the moment, we … Continue reading

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Everybody Gets to Say, “Goodbye, Lucifer”

Lucifer: Season 6 – Partners ‘Till the End It’s been a fun run, for sure. Six glorious seasons are now over. No doubt, some will want it to be resurrected, once more, but what’s done is done! Now, just for … Continue reading

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Sorry, I Don’t Want to Spend Another Minute in This Bog

Longmire (2012-2017) We started watching this Netflix series on the recommendation of Susan’s brother, a retired RCMP constable living in Alberta (where he worked during his career). This show is right up his alley: a police (sheriff) procedural in Wyoming, … Continue reading

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It’s Like “Northern Exposure” but Without the Humour

Virgin River We starting binge-watching this series on Netflix last night. Almost immediately I got the “Northern Exposure” vibe. But, to be honest, this one is more like a Hallmark movie. The mountains in the background weren’t fooling me: the … Continue reading

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“What Does Happen To Us After We Die?”

Surviving Death (2021) After writing about this subject matter for quite a number of years, it’s a relief that there now is a series on Netflix which goes into the permutations and combinations of explorations into what happens after death. … Continue reading

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List This as: “I Never Knew That…”

Bridgerton (2020) I can see why Shondaland would get involved in the production of this Netflix series: a good percentage of the actors are of a certain racial complexion. Does that sound racist? In my view this is Pride and … Continue reading

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Alone, Again, Naturally

Enola Holmes (2020) It’s been quite a long time since I’ve seen a film within the first week of its release. This one is about the sixteen-year-old younger sister of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes in 1884. (The actress playing her … Continue reading

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Anachronism: Ahead by a Century

Anne with an “E” (Season 3) The opening theme song, by The Tragically Hip, should have been a clue from the very beginning of this series. We are being taken down a dark path of this nation’s past, with story … Continue reading

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