The Curtain to Fall on Downton Abbey

It had to happen.  After five glorious seasons,  the latest of which is winding up on PBS in the United States, it seems inevitable that next season – season 6 – will be its last. Dame Maggie Smith, who so wonderfully plays the Dowager Countess of Grantham, has confirmed in an interview with Britain’s Sunday Times that the next season… Read more →

Major Update for Roku Plex App

Stream your home media to your TV using your Roku and Plex?  If so, exciting news… The folks behind Plex have announced a totally redesigned Plex app for your Roku that will give you a much richer — and beautiful — media viewing experience. Right now, it’s available for users of the Roku 1/2/3, Roku Stick, and Roku TV who have… Read more →

The English Breakfast

Woke up today to a chilly rainy Sunday morning. And on such a day, I find there is nothing quite as satisfying as a good old English breakfast along with a nice big mug of English tea. For more details on what you’re missing, Serious Eats has a useful guide to the essentials of an English breakfast, (also known as… Read more →