I decided I was going to watch Peaky Blinders, eventually, more than a year ago. Maybe a couple of years. Time passes so quickly these days. I know a married couple, maybe ten years younger than me (which you would call middle-aged, I’m sure, although I prefer “ten years younger than me”), who are among […]Read more "Peaky Blinders: Season 1 — a review"
And so, Ragnar Lothbrok became King of the Vikings when all he really wanted to do was explore and farm. Season 3 of the History Channel’s Vikings, which originally aired way back in 2015, is another 10-episode arc. The story told in these ten episodes is tightly packed, enough narrative for twenty or more […]Read more "Vikings: Season 3 — a review"
The words epic, legendary, and saga leap instantly to mind when thinking about the story of Vikings so far. The words unflinching, brutal and bloody aren’t far behind. I am a fan of heroic fantasy, of the type written by George R. R. Martin and, especially, David Gemmell. Swords, knives, blunt bashing instruments, shields, armor […]Read more "Vikings: Season 2 — a review"