Friday Reads: 44 Scotland Street, a Scottish Delight!

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I discovered the 44 Scotland Street series while listening to Confessions of A Serial Novelist by Alexander McCall Smith, an obscure audio offering in the OneClickdigital App. I downloaded it because I had read The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency some years earlier … Read More

Friday Tunes: British Boppers

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We made it through another week and we need some songs to get pumped for the weekend. Mac has recently rediscovered the greatness of Adele’s 19, so her Friday Tune is Tired.   Sticking with the British theme, Al has picked … Read More

Woof Trekking Dispatch #14: Our Visit to Savannah, Georgia, January 2013

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After we visited the Outer Banks, we continued our journey down the East Coast and ended our trip in Savannah, Georgia. One of our favorite cities we passed through was Charleston, South Carolina where we went to our very first … Read More

Going Bodmin for Doc Martin

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Doc Martin is among my favorite television shows of all time. Part medical drama, part comedy, part quirky British gem, Doc Martin is set in the fictional town of Portwenn, Cornwall. The character of Doc Martin was originally born in the 2000 … Read More

Professing Our Love for The Great British Bake Off

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The Great British Bake Off (or as it is known in the US, the Great British Baking Show) is an amazing television show. If you are unfamiliar, you might have guessed it is all about baking. In the US, it … Read More

The Tunnel Series 1 Review: Grim UK-France Crossover with a Quality Detective Partnership

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The Tunnel recently wrapped up on our local PBS station. The following is our reveiw; it has some slight spoilers, but nothing major. It should be just enough to give you a basic flavor for the 10 episode series. The … Read More

The Cuckoo’s Calling: A Classic British Mystery with an Expert Ending

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This is a review of the audiobook version of The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith, a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, read by Robert Glenister. Set among many rich, shiny people, as well as some grubby underlings who aspire to fame … Read More

Review: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell

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I did not intend to watch Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell. But on a whim, I decided to give the show a shot after Orphan Black. I had some concerns about the dark filmography in the opening minutes, but soon it became apparent that the true color in the show came from the dynamic characters.