TV Binge

I feel like Netflix added so many great things in May and June. I added about twelve things to my queue, and just in time because I was starting to feel a bit bored with the selection. I do miss the days when Netflix was mostly movies. Sometimes I just want a contained story I… Continue reading TV Binge


What I’m Watching

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina I'll admit it, I was a huge fan of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch back in the day, so I was really hesitant about watching the new series on Netflix. Like Penny Dreadful, I'm classifying this one as a "problematic favorite." If you missed the drama, the Church of Satan (yes, it's… Continue reading What I’m Watching


History in Pictures

Alas, I am not sharing convention pictures with you today as I'd planned. As usual, I didn't even think to take pictures while at Steampunk Symposium. I didn't have nearly as much down time this year as I usually do, as I was on a total of 6 panels, and also had to be part… Continue reading History in Pictures


Netflix Binge: Historical Fiction

Yep, it's that time again. I spent a good chunk of the fall binge watching Netflix, and here are some of the best series I've found: The Pinkertons This is a great series set just after the Civil War, and is based on the life of the first female Pinkerton agent. It's a great blend… Continue reading Netflix Binge: Historical Fiction

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Currently Watching

It is a long established fact that I spend a little too much time with the Netflix. I've waxed poetic again and again about my favorite costume dramas, and while shows like Pan Am, Bletchley Circle, and the Murdoch Mysteries are still very high on my list, it's more than time for a little new… Continue reading Currently Watching

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The Age of Entertainment

If you've been here for any length of time, then by now you are aware of my love of media--television, books, movies. And my favorites are period pieces. So, for the next couple of weeks, I'm going to look at various eras in history (primarily the early 20th century), the stories they produced and the… Continue reading The Age of Entertainment

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A List of Things

1. Due to some nonsense with Yahoo, I've deleted my account. If you need to contact me, you can do so through my gmail address: knotmagickknitter (at) gmail 2. Read Recently: Haunted London by Richard JonesWhile hardly the end-all-be-all of travel haunting books, this was really fun to read and includes stories of over a… Continue reading A List of Things

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History Wednesday: The Bletchely Circle

Period fashion! Knitwear! I love the bow.  I thought I would continue my pattern of history-related posts on Wednesday. For typewriter fans, this might be relevent to your interests. Or, if you're just a geek like me.Several weeks ago, someone on Facebook posted a quick summary of a new British show called The Bletchely Circle.… Continue reading History Wednesday: The Bletchely Circle

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Inspiration Shots

What are you watching during NaNoWriMo? Here are a few of my top picks:Anime:R.O.D (Read or Die)R.O.D the TVComic PartyTelevision:CastleThe Book GroupCopperOnce Upon a Time Movies:The Dead Poet's SocietyMiss PotterThe Secret of MoonacreIs there a show/movie that you're finding particularly inspiring? Or do you eschew television altogether in November?

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You’ve Got Mail

About a month ago, I signed up for a swap on Ravelry. Not just any swap, but one through my True Blood group.For those unfamiliar with the idea, a swap works like this: You put your name on a list, fill out a quick profile (favorite color, any allergies, etc), and the moderator pairs you… Continue reading You’ve Got Mail