Since I’m working on an advanced degree in English, I figure it behooves me to re-visit British history; what better way to refresh my memory than watching period-piece dramas? Of course, not all historical fiction is made alike–Elizabeth, with Cate Blanchett, takes many liberties with the traditional narrative of the Virgin Queen’s early years, although the costumes dazzle and the acting mesmerizes.
So now I’m streaming the classic Glenda Jackson Masterpiece series on Netflix. What joy! And I have the use of an iPad from the university I attend. By setting it up on a pillow, I can watch in bed and knit.
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Christine Swint’s poems have appeared in Calyx, Birmingham Poetry Review, Slant, a Journal of Poetry, Tampa Review, Heron Tree, Ekphrasis, and others. Her poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, and Best New Poets, and she has won first place prizes from the Georgia Poetry Society and Agnes Scott College. Her first collection, Swimming This, was published in 2015 by FutureCycle Press. She teaches first-year composition at a metro-Atlanta university and writes about poetry, art, hiking, and yoga at Balanced on the Edge, https://balancedonedge.blog
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Nice but … you can watch that and knit at the same time?.