Happy 13th Birthday, New Doctor Who!

Thirteen years ago today, and in spite of those who said it couldn’t (or shouldn’t) be done, Doctor Who finally returned to our screens. And as a nice little gift, the BBC created a playlist of some of the most memorable moments from the past thirteen years. And being a Doctor Who fan, I naturally…

Scarf Saga 3 – “The Visitation” plus Math is Fun!

I really enjoyed The Visitation. I was trying to put my finger on why I liked it so much, because the plot was nothing special. I think I liked it because it had a very familiar feel to it, with many standard Doctor Who scenarios such as: Trying to get a companion home on time…

Scarf Saga Part 2

Erin’s notes on Four to Doomsday, Kinda, and scarf colors. In Four to Doomsday, the gang lands on a spaceship belonging to some highly-evolved aliens. The aliens have visited Earth several times and taken humans from various cultures and time periods. Now they are headed back to Earth with a deadly poison that could kill…

Classic Who and Scarf Knitting!

Hello! This is Erin, who you haven’t heard from for a while. After a bit of a (long) break, I’m hoping to start posting regularly again. I have a couple of new projects to write about! Kat and I are going to Chicago TARDIS in November and the guests include Peter Davison, Colin Baker, and…

UNIT: Assembled – Part II: Tidal Wave

Oh, Josephine Grant Jones how I’ve missed you! Some things never change and we should all count ourselves lucky to know that Jo is one of those things. Katy Manning is, as always, utterly delightful. And teaming her up with Ingrid Oliver on a daring adventure? SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY.  And then, to…

UNIT: Assembled – Part I: A Call to Arms

Take notes, people, because this is how you marry two generations of UNIT together properly. And I know it’s been done before–and done well–but there’s something about this that just feels so right. Getting John Levene and Richard Franklin to team up with Gemma Redgrave and Ingrid Oliver is–quite simply–sublime. This is in no small…