Last Week – 5 – British Mysteries

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I thought I would write something abiut some of the TV I’ve been watching. I seem to be watching a bunch of British mysteries/cop shows from BBC America and WETA-UK. They are quite different for the American ones and I have been enjoying them quite a bit. No a game I’ve been playing while watching these is to look at the secondary characters and guests to see which ones might be a good Doctor Who. It won’t be one of ...

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What I did Last Week – 4

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One of the things I’ve been doing in the last week is reading the new Guy Gavriel Kay book, River of Stars.

I’m around half way through (it’s a BIG book) and it is wonderful. No surprise there, it’s written by Guy Gavriel Kay. I don’t think he’s written even a mediocre book. This one is in the same Chinese inspired world as Under Heaven but four hundred years later, this time inspired by the Song Dynasty. While the book is ...

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What I did Last Week – 3

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On Sunday, we went to see the matinée of Ballet Across America III at the Kennedy Center. This is something they’ve been doing for, well, three years – hence the III in the name. They bring in a bunch of ballet companies and they do an evening of short programs. There are 9 companies represented and three different programs each with three of the companies. The day we went, we got to see North Carolina Dance Theater, Ballet Austin, and ...

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What I did in the last week – 2

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Right. Made it for a second week. I think that’s a record 🙂

During the last week we went to two theatrical performances. Well, one and a half.

The first was at the Kennedy Center and was The Guardsman. This is a new translation of an 1910 comedy by Molnar. An earlier translation was filmed with Lunt and Fontaine as a light comedy. It is about a married theatrical couple (The Actor and The Actress) who have been married for nearly 6 ...

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