Musings

Why the Game of Thrones Finale is Perfect

I know that this is an unpopular opinion with all the negative feedback about Game of Thrones Season 8’s writing, but #TheFinalEpisode is actually the ending the realm needs, even if it’s not what we want. I was initially underwhelmed by Jon Snow’s storyline, having him sent back to The Wall after all that’s happened; […]

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Places

Prepare for Croatia

I don’t even know where to begin, so let me start by saying this – I was in King’s Landing, you guys! I was in King’s Landing! Well, I was in Split and Dubrovnik – two of the main shooting locations for Game of Thrones’ fictional city. June is a perfect time to be there, […]

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Musings

Summer Announcements!

Okay, two of the most important announcements have been made this weekend – the release dates of Game of Thrones Season 7 and Wonder Woman! The Game of Thrones announcement was sort of meh. Fire melting ice for fifteen minutes?! Very symbolic-slash-artistic-slash-deep, I guess. I will go out on a limb in saying that it was […]

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Places

The Road to Essaouira

It took about two and a half hours of driving from Marrakech to Essaouira, a small city west of Morocco. Essaouira was a trading port in the Atlantic, fusing African and European heritage. En route to Essaouira, we passed by a couple of roadside shops selling what is probably most synonymous to Morocco – argan. From […]

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Musings

Game of Thrones S06E10

Spoilers are coming. If you haven’t seen the season finale of Game of Thrones Season 6, do not read further. But if it’s been 3 days, and you still haven’t seen it, do read on. A real fan does not wait 3 days after a new episode is aired. I can’t contain my excitement, gaaaahhh!!!! […]

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