TV Talk: Of Strangers, Vikings, and Psychological Warfare.

It’s official, the world has gone mad. It seems like our lives are revolving around this latest crisis, but we’re not here to talk about that. Instead, this post is spotlighting some of the most addictive shows you can and should binge. The quality of our TV shows is on a whole new level of epic, and if you’ve not already seen these shows, then I suggest you add them to your watchlist immediately.

Vikings (Season 6A)

In their final season, Vikings continue to build up towards an explosive end for the sons of Ragnar. With some shocking development and plenty of continuous tension, Vikings are laying the groundworks for a most fitting end to our beloved Vikings. This season, more than any other highlights the way Ragnar’s four sons embody the spirit of their father. Previous seasons have struggled with bringing them out of Ragnar’s shadow, but season 6 successfully establishes the sons as leaders in their own right. This is clearly evident in Bjorn’s struggle to understand and implement his own ideas of kingship, while Ivar, Ubbe, and Hvitserk undertake their own journeys. Continue reading

What I’ve Been Watching #6

As Summer comes to an end, TV season officially kicks in again. I’ll be the first to admit that one of the reasons I love the Autumn so much is because TV simply gets better this time of year. Before we dive into the new TV season, I thought now would be a perfect moment to spotlight my Summertime viewings.

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Poldark Series 4

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Discussion: Why I Should Read More Historical Fiction

History – the study of past events, particularly in human affairs.

There’s no doubt that contemporary and fantasy are my go-to book. I never want to limit myself to one particular genre so I’ll read anything and everything that interests me. I’ve not read many historic fiction books but the ones I have read have all been hits. As always, I have to be in the right mood to read historical fiction, but every time I’ve immersed myself in that genre I’ve always enjoyed it. So here are the reasons I should take the time to read more historical fiction titles.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Facts About Me

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

Hello everyone. Hope your Tuesday’s being kind to you. This weeks topic is basically one big get to know you session. I’m a pretty simple person really but I do have my quirks. So here are 10 facts about me. I hope I don’t scare you off by the end. 😛

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Top Ten Tuesday: Historical Settings I Love

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

This weeks topic is right down my alley. I’m fascinated with History, hence why I’m a History graduate. I love getting to explore all these different time periods and learning about the social, cultural and political landscape that dominated their time and in turn helped shape our current landscape. Basically this weeks topic is my opportunity to unleash the history nerd. Enjoy.

These are the 10 historical settings I’d love to see explored in books.

c913aec927405b64ee69c95201cd60b9d66ba3f01. The World Wars
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