The Tomb of the Cybermen [Classic Doctor Who]

Doctor Who has long been my favorite show, but until recently rewatchings of old episodes have been few and far between.  This has changed in the last couple of years as I have been using birthday and Christmas money to buy some of the old episodes, usually enjoying them with one or two of my nerdier daughters. This year, though, my wife and I bought a year of Britbox for each other as a gift, which gives me access to nearly all of classic Who.

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Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done – March 8, 2022

Life continues! And that means all the things that make up life continues. The School of Communication that I am helping to lead, the editing of the documentary about Sister Veronica, the editing of the documentary about Mt. Margaret Mission, and of course, as always, my film and television viewing.

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Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done – February 20, 2022

It’s been a pretty full-on couple of weeks since the last time I wrote one of these posts. I began the online School of Communications that I am leading, with students Zooming in from the USA, Malaysia, Mexico and Zimbabwe (and sometimes the Netherlands as well). We’ve had two good weeks of teaching so far on God the Communicator and Communication Foundations.

And then whenever I was not working on the school, I was chasing a preliminary deadline for the documentary project about Sister Veronica, the elderly Aboriginal nun that I helped interview back in November and December. There is a lot more work to be done but so far I’ve managed to boil down something like 5-6 hours of interview into a 30 minute rough presentation–so that’s a good start I think.

I don’t have any pictures of any of that, though, so here is a shot of my cat lazily stalking one of my dogs!
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Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done – February 7, 2022

Well, the intention, as you may know, is to not wait a month between these posts, but to more hit something like each week.

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Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done #29 – December 27th, 2021

What did I do lately? Well, a whole lot of Christmas!

That’s right, it’s been the most wonderful time of the year, with the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer!

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