During my writing workshop today with author and editor Sam Stone, we had 15 mins to write a few descriptive paragraphs. Here are mine… The long walkway to the entrance of the hotel curved up a gentle incline, my new shoes pinching with each step. The combination of bright sun and cool breeze conspired to […]Read more "Direct from Gallifrey One: First Moments"
Human attachment is amazing. Our hearts send out tendrils of connection to anything moves us, be that other people, animals, objects, even fictional characters. I am surprised to be this sad about Clara’s death. I shouldn’t be. I understand how we attach, how it works and why. Doctor Who fits in my mind and heart […]Read more "Goodbye Clara Oswin Oswald"
In the Woman Who Lived, Catherine Tregenna invites us to enter the Doctor’s experience of immortality. Ashildre is gone, replaced with a beyond world-weary, complicated, and practically hopeless Lady Me. She has lived for almost as long so the Doctor had when the re-boot began in 2005. Her “mayfly” perspective on humanity sounds familiar to […]Read more "The Doctor’s Heart"
I really enjoyed this epsiode. Jamie amethiesan and Stven Moffat wrote too many funny lines for me to fit into my quotation block this week. The story was well-written, without any serious plot problems and, as always, beautifully acted. Frankly, there was not a ton of squee, but many satisfied sighs were heard in my […]Read more "The Girl Who Died…Not"
Honestly, I ask you, can it get any better than this? In The Magician’s Apprentice, we get to hang-out with the Doctor, Missy, and Clara, teasing poking, and threatening each other, as they are wont to do, while working towards a common goal. Well, Missy and Clara seem to be working together, trying to prevent […]Read more "Old Friends, Old Enemies: The Magician’s Apprentice"
In honor of today’s 51st anniversary of Doctor Who, and the 1st anniversary of last year’s golden anniversary, I have re-watched An Adventure in Time and Space. I’m left feeling grateful for the amazing legacy of Doctor Who.Read more "Grateful for 51 Years"
It has taken me a really long time to get this post out. I am pretty sure at have been in denial about the end of the season and finally writing this post…. Yet, there are decades of Classic Who to watch, and 8 years New Who to re-watch, and Christmas is a mere 6 […]Read more "Dark Heaven: A Mash-up"