Category Archives: Katy Pontificates

Windswept Harbour

copyright 2017 I look out over the windswept sea, Waves bobbing along toward the shore, Boats moving dauntingly across – Determined to reach their catch And then drag it home to us. The trees dance and the river roars, Freshwater … Continue reading

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Lilo & Stitch (2002)

Lilo & Stitch was one of those films that I had heard a lot about, but had never gotten around to seeing. I knew the basic plot of the story and could remember the characters and their relationships to each … Continue reading

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Second Time is The Charm – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

The first time that I saw Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, I was bored with it. I knew that it was supposed to be a comedy, but I found very little humour in it. It was not entertaining – it was like … Continue reading

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More Historical Mayhem – Shakespeare’s Richard III

If I felt sorry for Macbeth, at least that play was a fantasy and about a medieval king – Shakespeare was as far removed from Macbeth as we are from Shakespeare. By comparison, Richard III is outright slander and political … Continue reading

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Historical Fantasy – Shakespeare’s Macbeth

While I studied Shakespeare’s Macbeth in school, I hadn’t yet until recently seen the play performed. It is apparently Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy, which is perhaps why it has been popular for the past few centuries. Unlike some of his plays, … Continue reading

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Death Comes to Pemberley (2013)

Facing the double-strike of being an adaptation of a novel that would be considered well-written professional fan fiction, Death Comes to Pemberley could have failed miserably. Instead, the BBC miniseries of P.D. James’s 2011 novel of the same name feels … Continue reading

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Trolls (2016)

Trolls (2016) When I was about seven years old, I had a small collection of Troll dolls. At some point between seven and seventeen, they went into a garage sale or donation bin, or perhaps were given away. I don’t … Continue reading

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