The Royal Wedding: Love and Joy

There was no doubt that I would be front and center for the third Royal Wedding in my lifetime. It was Prince Harry’s turn to get married. The second son of the woman, Lady Diana Spencer, whose marriage in 1981 had me glued to the television. That was the beginning. …

Shakil Kazemi: Last 4 Days on Albert Square

Since late April, beginning of May, John Yorke and company have hinted at a huge EastEnders storyline involving a stabbing death. The show is working with Brooke Kinsella, MBE, a former actress on the show. Kinsella’s brother, Ben Kinsella, was stabbed to death in June 2008. The soap’s goal is …

Shetland: BritBox Watchlist Favorite

Enjoying an evening with Chardonnay, coding, and Shetland. #100DaysofCode

I’ve enjoyed the other seasons of the show, so, of course, I was excited to hear Season 4 was streaming on BritBox. I watched all six episodes while coding a sample webpage. Some people listen to music while they code. I prefer to watch/listen to BritMystery/Crime television shows. Shetland became my favorite because I’ve traveled to Scotland a few times and love the country. I love seeing the beautiful countryside again as Perez tries to solve the crime.

The show also reminds me of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple. She said it best:

One does see so much evil in a small village… Miss Jane Marple

So, murder and crime on the Shetland Islands seem appropriate.

Photo: Linda Carter: A Queen Vic Welcome

Linda Carter on the show EastEnders frowning into the camera at the Queen Vic.

Walford Heist: The Bigger Picture (EastEnders)

“This Square is a cash cow waiting to be milked. The Vic is the heart of it.” That is what the heist was all about ??A way in! #EastEnders pic.twitter.com/3UU1VxaD7I — BovaryCee ♋️??? (@BovarysComplnt) March 9, 2018 Last Friday was the day! It was the big showdown between EastEnders Aidan …

My New BritBox Favorite: Broken with Sean Bean

I started watching Broken with Sean Bean on BritBoxUS three months ago. I binge-watched the rest of Season 1 after the first episode. Now, I’m waiting patiently for Season 2. (Please tell me there will be a Season 2!)

Bean plays Catholic priest, Father Michael Kerrigan. He struggles to accept his past “missteps” and to be a “good priest. I’ve been a practicing Catholic since April 2016. I’ve also had moments where I’ve struggled with maintaining the message and spirit of the mass homily. I found the show to be refreshing and comforting. Continue reading