Tag Archives: Downton Abbey

When a Picture is Worth a Thousand (800) Words . . .

I am always fascinated by the first moment of inspiration–when that spark, even if it is only a glint in the periphery, makes itself known. It may take only a moment to be acknowledged and acted upon, or it might … Continue reading

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Sir Thomas More Trivia!

In my on-going pursuit to introduce Sir Thomas More to those who don’t know him, I thought a little trivia might be in order. Have you pointed out a fact? Have you gone to a meeting? Perhaps you anticipate the … Continue reading

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Mad Men vs. Downton Abbey

Looking back on this little blog of mine, I notice that I’ve devoted a ridiculous amount of time  quite a few posts to exploring the writing  of Downton Abbey.  Even with the unevenness of Season Two, I still maintain it has … Continue reading

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Down and Out without Downton

Well, another weekend, another Sunday night without Downton Abbey. No eyebrow acrobatics from Lady Mary. . . None of Lady Grantham’s knowing looks with pursed lips. . . No shirtless Mr. Bates (no image available–thank goodness for that). I thought … Continue reading

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The Obsession Continues: Countdown to Downton

I am obsessed.  I admit it.  Downton Abbey Season Two premieres in the U.S. tonight!  But before the new storylines whisk us away to WWI England, I want to share one last thought from Season One. This picture captures a … Continue reading

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Good Writing, Part II

There was a time I smugly discarded anything written after the days of the ink and quill as cheap.  I lost myself in Chaucer, Jane Austen, Shakespeare, etc.  In short, I was a literary snob with no right to be. … Continue reading

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