• winston replied to the topic Eve of the Daleks

    I just watched this episode again and it was even better somehow. It had every thing I like in an episode of Who, humour, banter, danger and lots of running down dark hallways. Not to mention wise cracking Daleks and a little romance.The 2 people trapped in the loop with the Doctor learned so much about themselves and each other that by the end…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic Ascension Of The Cybermen

    @janetteb  There is certainly a lot going on in this episode and the Master and Cybermen are their old evil selves.

    I also really like Galaxy Quest and actually just watched it the other day. It is funny but still tells a very nice story. I love the fact that the aliens, who believe that Gilligan’s Island is real, feel so sorry for the…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic On The Sofa (10)

    @dentathurdent   Today I got the last 2 Doctor Who specials from my lovely library! I have seen the Eve of the Daleks but not the Legend of the Sea Devils but of course I will watch them both. There is a big assumption that everyone has internet or satellite or cable and in my town there are many who don’t. Low income or tech. challenged or even s…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic On The Sofa (10)

    @janetteb   It is very sad news. Wilf is  one of the most human of all companions and one of my favourites although he often makes me cry. If Wilf is happy and doing a little dance then I am happy but when he is sad then I cry every time no matter how many times I see it. Bernard Cribbins brought a warmth and light to the role that shone out in ev…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic On The Sofa (10)

    @dentarthurdent   I agree about the viewing habits of many people now. They don’t want or need DVDs anymore. We are lucky because our library has thousands of them in its branches so I can watch many things without having to buy them. And it is free!

    play safe.

     

  • winston replied to the topic Doctor Who memories

    @rewvian  Hello from Canada!  I envy you being able to watch some series for the very first time. You have so many people and aliens to meet and exciting adventures to go on.

    I always say that my favourite Doctor and series is the one I am watching at the time. My faves always change which seems appropriate given the nature of the show. B…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic On The Sofa (10)

    @dentarthurdent  I am disappointed when there are few or no extras in a DVD set. I mean if I am a big enough fan of the show to buy an entire series I obviously want to see any extras about the show.  I always learn something and they are fun. Give me more Who anytime.

    Oh no, I really am a nerd.

    play safe

  • winston replied to the topic On The Sofa (10)

    @rewvian  Hello!  Welcome to this terrific site.  It always takes me awhile to get used to a new Doctor and it must be the same for the writers, directors and show runners. As they get comfortable with each other the writing starts to play to the new Doctors strengths and the show gets better. As I get used to the newbie the show seems to get be…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic The Winchester

    @janetteb   It is hard to see people and animals suffer through such heat and fires. We reached 38C today in many parts of the province and Toronto has issued heat warnings and opened cooling centers and pools until late tonight. The heat is oppressive and add humidity and it feels like a jungle. Many of us have air cons because it has become i…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic On The Sofa (10)

    @blenkinsopthebrave    We have a white oak in our garden and if it is a good acorn crop there is a feeding frenzy, Everybody shows up to eat them, grey and red squirrels, blue jays and red headed woodpeckers and even the cottontail bunnies eat the grounders. The grey squirrels bury them all over and then forget them so we counted 17 small oaks gr…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic On The Sofa (10)

    To  @nerys and @blenkinsopthebrave and @arbutus and any other Canadian Whovians  I missed “Happy Canada Day”.  I hope it was a good one, you all deserve it.

    The mister was watching series 7 of A Canadian comedy called Letterkenny  when during their table talk one guy says “Everyone loves Doctor Who , right?” the others all agree “Yep” ,”for sur…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic On The Sofa (10)

    @missy  Nice one!

  • winston replied to the topic Praxeus

    @dentarthurdent    We use those plastic bags to line our wet winter boots if we can’ t wait to wear them before they dry. I have used a plastic shortening container for so long it is breaking apart but it is such a handy size! Like your bottles it has paid for itself.  I have a big metal thermos that I take everywhere, it is great for camping, hik…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic On The Sofa (10)

    Hello all my fellow Whovians!  I am an extremely proud and happy Whovian this evening. We just got home from my granddaughters high school graduation ceremony and she is a wonderful, kind ,empathetic, feisty and determined young women. She  gives me hope for the future.

    Her graduating class is so inclusive and so diverse and so accepting of e…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic Praxeus

    @dentarthurdent  I agree that the issue is very complex and since I don’t remember how the episode treated it I was only pointing out that there are micro-plastics everywhere. So much of it is caused by polluters who don’t seem to know where their garbage belongs. Single use water bottles (and other garbage) are on the side of the roads and in…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic Spoilers (4)

    SPOILER, SPOILER, SPOILER...

  • winston replied to the topic Praxeus

    @dentarthurdent  For some reason I barely remember this episode , I didn’t even comment on it. Maybe I didn’t like it? I will definitely have to watch it again before I comment. I do remember the micro-plastics though because they are very problematic. Researchers sampled oysters and mussels up and down the west coast of Canada and found no…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic The Winchester

    @nerys  I am very sorry about your Mother. It was nice that you could be with her and that you had some family with you.  The service sounds lovely and the choir singing for her was a wonderful tribute for a person who loved music and singing. It truly sounds like a beautiful memorial and it will bring you comfort on the sad days.

    I lost my Mom a…[Read more]

  • winston replied to the topic The Winchester

    @janetteb  Hope everyone has a good recovery. I don’t know how, but the mister and I have escaped so far although others in the family have been ill. We continue to mask up and all the other precautions so…..

    Anyway , lots of fluids and rest and Doctor Who is my go- to if I am ill. Hope it works for you!

    stay safe.

  • winston replied to the topic The Winchester

    @blenkinsopthebrave   @janetteb      “There is no joy in Mudville, Mighty Casey has Struck Out” Sadly but predictably we have 4 or so more years of the  Conservatives. We voted knowing chances were slim even for a minority gov. but we lived in hope. Still it does give me someone to yell at when watching the news. Make that someone else since t…[Read more]

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