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

Bare Naked

Bare Naked

We are home again, after a month-long trip away. A trip during which I completely failed to get my laptop out. It was good to come home. We were driving along, close to Le Dorat at the time, when I felt that “aren’t we fortunate to live in such a lovely part of France” feeling washing over me. I had a sudden urge to invite all my friends to come and stay and to shareContinue readingBare Naked

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

I am lagging on the Month in the Country prompts, and lagging badly at that. I have a list of prompts t be caught up on and I shall be working my way through them here, or at Scattered Thoughts depending on where the post most naturally sits. I have elected to tackle the prompts not in date order necessarily but to seize upon prompts that offer me space in which to write down the things that I am feeling the need to say. Even if I need to crowbar it in. The thing is, I am going to continue to be short of time and space in which to write and so a two-for-one is useful and I hope to do as many of those as I can. Seems like a plan? … Continue readingA Month in France: Nothing is Lost

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

October 20, 2020 at 12:12PM

Gobsmacking sight I have what I hope will be better images on my camera. #livereportingfromtheroad #spain#autumn2020 #griffonvultures

October 20, 2020 at 11:05AM

5 km of tunnel and at around 1400 metres, so off we go.downward again. How long until the cat throws up? #livereportingfromtheroad #Spain #autumn2020