Category Archives: Katy Pontificates

Once Upon a Time – Season 7: To Watch or Not…?

I admit, I was ambivalent about watching Once Upon a Time’s seventh season. On one hand, the story wrapped up nicely after six seasons and the book was over. It would have been a perfectly good time to give the … Continue reading

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Not Quite Back to Normal Yet

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 2 (Merlot Mysteries) This episode gets us back into the usual swing of things for a police procedural show. On the face of it, Merlot Mysteries is a typical detective case-story involving poisoning and figuring … Continue reading

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Murdoch Mysteries Speculations for Season 11

Since last year’s season of Murdoch Mysteries ended with a quintuple cliffhanger back in March, and since the new season’s ad campaign is making a big deal about “who lives and dies”, I have decided to examine the various possibilities. … Continue reading

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First Day of School

First Day of School copyright 2017 First day of school – Only one more child left, Entering tenth grade, Not exactly one for posing for photos. She humours her mother, Standing on the front step, Refusing to hold a sign, … Continue reading

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Timeless (2016-17)

Season 1 At its heart, the first season of Timeless was an adventure serial wherein its characters explore a new era every week. Although there was an overarching conspiracy knitting all of the plots together, most of the episodes had … Continue reading

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Brooklyn (2015)

Brooklyn (2015) I had mixed emotions about seeing this film. I have not read the book, although my research tells me that the film is fairly true to it. Brooklyn was on my “to watch” list since its release in … Continue reading

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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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