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A Freed Bates and Cricket Anyone? Downton Abbey Watch Party Episode 6

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 8:35am

I’m hoping the worst is over and this Sunday’s episode of Downton is about a nice game of cricket and celebrating Bates’ freedom like the trailer below indicates. Alright I am being a bit facetious. I do enjoy the...

Freedom

Cybele Lange - Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 5:53am

Bates is FREE! After a season in prison, which was about half a season too long, Bates is finally released and his lovely wife Anna is there to take him home. He is welcomed with great warmth from the servants at...

Matthew, Mary, and their son

Scots, Servants, Surprises

Cybele Lange - Monday, February 18, 2013 - 4:40pm

The show opens a year after the last episode. The family is traveling to Scotland to visit with Rose’s family at Duneagle castle and do some hunting, fishing, and dancing. Mary is (finally) pregnant, about eight...

Evil Maid O’Brien out of Downton Abbey

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, March 1, 2013 - 11:34am

Thomas and the rest of the downstairs crew won’t have O’Brien to kick around anymore. Siobhan Finneran who plays the evil maid Sarah O’Brien isn’t returning for season 4 of Downton. “O’Brien is a thoroughly despicable...

New Love: Welsh actor Tom Cullen has been tapped to play Lady Mary's potential new love interest.

Downton Abbey Introduces Mary’s New Man, Newcomers and Films Funeral

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 4, 2013 - 6:53am

Downton Abbey fans still mourning the death of Matthew Crawley can take comfort in this news: Tom Cullen, a dashing Welsh actor known over the pond for the indie film Weekend, has joined the cast as Mary’s potential...

Enabling Text to Speech on iPhone & iPad

Victoria Bostic - Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 6:23am

Siri, the voice-activated app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, is popular for its ability to translate your speech to text, but apple added a new feature in iOS 5 that is not so well known. Speak Selection is an...

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Dame Maggie Smith Says Dowager Should Die Sometime

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 7:30am

Dame Maggie Smith is making some dire predictions about the fate of her character, the scene stealing Dowager Countess, Lady Violet on Downton Abbey. “She’s got to drop down dead at some point because I must be about...

Meet me at this Downton Themed Luncheon

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 7:12am

You know I love dishing about Downton Abbey online. Now I will be chatting about it in person for a good cause and I hope you’ll join me. On March 23 at 11 a.m., I will be leading a lively discussion about Downton at...

Desperate for Downton Lunches with Newnan Carnegie Foundation

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 25, 2013 - 11:20am

Over the weekend I got to meet the amazing people who raise money to keep the doors of the Newnan Carnegie library open. The Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation was kind enough to invite me to be their speaker at their...

Downton versus Mr. Selfridge

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 7:08am

If Downton Abbey were set in a sprawling London department store at the turn of the century would it be the new masterpiece drama Mr. Selfridge? You’ll have to watch the series which premieres Sunday, March 31 at 9 p.m...

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