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The overall theme of this episode was the conflict between love and duty, as seen through the lens of three relationships: Elizabeth and Philip's, Edward and Wallis', and Margaret and Peter Townsend's. The take-away seems to be that duty should win out, given that the main proponents of love, Edward and Wallis, are portrayed as … Continue reading The Crown Episode 3 Review
When I was home over Christmas I had the chance to scan in some of my sketches! Unfortunately, I also managed to lose my tablet pen so I haven't been able to clean them up as much as I'd hoped. Still, enjoy 🙂 I did this without references so I'm fairly pleased at how it … Continue reading Sketch Friday: A demon girl
So when I flew back to the UK for Christmas my family were all raving about Netflix's new series The Crown, an extremely lavish drama series that follows the early reign of Elizabeth II. I had heard of the series before but avoided it because it seemed strange to me to create a drama based on … Continue reading The Crown Episodes 1-2 Review
Source: Goodreads I was planning to review Fingersmith by Sarah Waters, but I didn’t really have any feelings about it. Instead, let me tell you how much I enjoyed A Week to be Wicked, one of a series of romance novels Tessa Dare has written based on the characters of Spindle Cove. Spindle Cove is … Continue reading Review: A Week to Be Wicked By Tessa Dare
Verdict: OK, so-so, neither bad nor brilliant. The cover is so romancy! I find this amusing. Anyway, I decided to branch out my romance reading from Tessa Dare’s excellent regency romances and came up with Meredith Duran’s spy/romance novel set in the 1880s. I loved the female lead, Mina, who is a sharp, independent businesswoman … Continue reading Review: Written On Your Skin by Meredith Duran
Grace has just been dumped by the latest in a string of good-for-nothing boyfriends, when she meets suave but enigmatic Vaughn, a wealthy art dealer almost twice her age. Not long after their first meeting, Vaughn asks Grace to be his mistress: in exchange for salary and clothing allowance, Grace would accompany Vaughn to social … Continue reading Review: Unsticky by Sarra Manning