I also picked up a treat for myself at the mall:
I dearly want to write on Orphan Black, but I honestly don’t feel worthy of it. The more I watch the more I’m impressed by how concise and clever the writing is: the plotting, the themes, the characterization. Perhaps with this latest rewatch I’ll be able to muster up the courage to say something meaningful about it.
This is a great piece on “concern trolling” when it comes to our treatment of female characters in romantic relationships, and the painful transparency of fandom when it criticizes girls for
Eight days left until season two of Sleepy Hollow!
The other day I went for a walk in the Christchurch Botanical Gardens, and to my surprise, the door that adjourns Christ’s College (which I call the Narnia door because it reminds me of the one in The Silver Chair) was open! I’d never seen it open before, so I took the chance to slip through and take some pictures of the beautiful stonework on the buildings there: