Tag «Downton Abbey»

{Friday Favourites} UK TV Shows

Two weeks ago I shared my favourite US TV shows. Today I’m going to share my favourites from the UK. 1. Downton Abbey Who doesn’t love a good historical drama series? I think Downton Abbey may just be one of my all-time favourite TV shows. Why were there only six seasons? Why? The plot: The …

21 Things You’ve Probably Been Dying To Know

I was tagged by Jozi Wahm to answer a few questions about myself. 1. Are you named after someone? Nope. Although my second name is the same as my mother’s. 2. When was the last time you cried? Umm, a few days ago? I never used to cry much. Then during my first pregnancy, my …

[Book Review] Saving Amelie

I’m a sucker for historical fiction, particularly well-written historical fiction. (History was one of my favourite subjects at school, and I may have a slight obsession – I mean fascination – with the Romanovs. And let’s not talk about how cool Downton Abbey is, or how they’ve just wrapped filming the final season. Sob!) Saving …

[Currently] Brain Fog

Today’s “Currently” post is brought to you courtesy of a brain fog that I’m struggling to shake. (Word of caution: flu mix plus corenza is not a good idea.) Recovering: Emmy got sick first (throat), followed a week later by Angie (ears), so it was no surprise when I woke up weak and shaky on …

[Currently] Alive

I’ve never done a “currently” post before, but my brain is still on holiday and struggling to formulate a proper post. Watching: We’ve just finished the fifth series of Downton Abbey. I love this show. Is there anyone snarkier than Lady Grantham? I get goosebumps every time I hear the theme music. The only thing …

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I’ve seen this meme floating around the blogosphere recently, and decided to join in the fun. 1. I’m happiest when we can spend a chilled Saturday at home as a family. 2. … especially if it involves a morning of sleeping-in (very rare). 3. I’ve always wanted to travel the world. I lived in South …