Wednesday Matinee By Jane Boursaw Destination: Aldergrove, British Columbia He’s baaaaccckkkk… Norman Bates has returned to our lives, and this time, in a TV series called “Bates Motel“ that premiered on A&E Monday, March 18, 2013.
Destination: Cornwall County, England DVD: Cornwall with Caroline Quentin (NEW, U.S. Debut November 6 2012) Darn this DVD for adding yet another destination to my lengthy WANNAGOTHERE list. Outside of the more obvious places–London, Stratford, uh–there must be some other ones–I admit that I am woefully ignorant of England’s counties, so I should not be [...]
Check Out This New Guest Column at Reel Life With Jane Do you love costume dramas? The kind that British TV is particularly well known for? The kind that shows up mostly on PBS in the United States? The kind with a vintage “wet t-shirt” shot of Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy in Jane Eyre? [...]
Destination: United States DVD set: Route 66: The Complete Series 24-DVD (NEW May 22, 2012) Here’s your background music for this article: Nelson Riddle’s theme song for Route 66. Just in time for your summer road trip planning–here’s a DVD set that inspires a trip across America. The whopper set of the 1960-1964 TV show, [...]
Destination: North and South Poles DVD: Frozen Planet, (NEW April 2012) narrated by David Attenborough, produced by BBC Earth Although travel to the “last” continent, Antarctic seems almost commonplace these days, a cruise into the Antarctic sea or a night or two in a luxury camp still is comparable to sailing by the Atlantic Barrier Islands [...]
ENGLAND WEEK NOTICE: I got this press release which I thought might interest some travelers: Zicasso, an online luxury travel service that matches discerning travelers with the industry’s top 10% travel specialists, is offering ‘Downton Abbey,’ an exclusive seven day trip to England to visit the filming locations used in the making of the popular TV [...]