I don’t know – you wait for months for  a Doctor to arrive and then two come along at once, but neither one takes you anywhere that you want to go!

It’s a good job Russell T is going, he’s definitely lost it.

The evil Ms Hartigan
The evil Ms Hartigan

So that’s three rubbish Christmas Specials in a row. Perhaps Dr Who isn’t suited to that format, or maybe Simon Moffatt will prove differently. Let’s hope so.

Tell you what though, Dervla Kirwan makes a fine villain – and didn’t she look superb in that frock? Far and away the best thing in the show, Ms Kirwan…

…unless you count that Steampunk Cyberking dreadnought  thing. Wasn’t that ace?

If you gave me the choice I don’t know whether I’d rather have a frock like that for my own or a working scale model of the Cyberking.

Steam-driven,  of course.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

Determinedly Cheering Myself Up

Determinedly Cheering Myself Up

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Feeling a bit seedy

Feeling a bit seedy

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Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash

October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM

An interesting morning. Up and at ’em we went to Intermarché to fuel up and to buy some food for when we arrive home. They were queuing outside the door for what appeared to be controlled entry. There were queues for fuel too. “We’re not that desperate” we said and set off for home. It… Continue reading October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM