Hollyoaks, About Time: British Soap Awards

Hollyoaks title pictureTonight the British Soap Awards were live and loud. I’ve been waiting for almost a month to see if my votes counted. I wasn’t disappointed. My favorite show, EastEnders, won three awards which were more than I anticipated. However, I need to recognize Hollyoaks for their wins tonight. On the hierarchy of British Soaps, Hollyoaks is the half-sibling no one wants to recognize. That’s a shame because the actors and the storylines are awesome.Continue reading

Silence as Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse is any type of abuse that is not physical in nature. It can include everything from verbal abuse to the silent treatment…Beverly Engel My ex-husband (EH) left July 2013. He took his clothing, laptop, tablet, and the silent treatment I had endured for the last two years of …

Knife Storyline: The Conclusion (EastEnders)

Well, it’s been a week since EastEnders Shakil Kazemi (Shaheen Jafargholi) and Keegan Baker (Zack Morris) were stabbed and left for dead in the Queen Vic alley. The “knife storyline” was an important story to tell. There had been an increase in knife-related injuries and deaths in the United Kingdom (U.K.) during …

Perspective: A Hateful Word

Actually, I don’t really hate the word “perspective.” I just have a problem with hearing it every day. I have a problem with the word being applied to every situation… Ok, I hate the word. There have been other words thrown at me over the years. However, when another human …

Comedienne or Moll: Sharon Mitchell

Lately, Sharon Mitchell has been half comedienne, half serious businesswoman on EastEnders. I know we should be grateful Sharon Mitchell (Letitia Dean) has had more screen time. For a while, she only appeared occasionally. She would give Linda Carter (Kellie Bright) a shoulder to cry on about Mick Carter’s (Danny Dyer) non-affair. …

Why Corrie & Emmerdale Are Ahead of EastEnders

I had plans to write a few EastEnders (EE) posts this week. It’s one of my favorite Brit Soap Operas, so I tend to write about it more often. I also watch Coronation Street (Corrie), Hollyoaks, and Emmerdale. However, after watching Corrie’s three episodes this week (070518 and 110518), I …