wishfulaces: (jeremy)
Oh! So, based on somebody's recommendation--it might have been NPR (I read a lot of NPR at work when I need a 60-second brain break, rather than listening to it on the radio, because I continue to have no auditory concentration ability at all), it might have been a RL friend, it might have been one of y'all--we've started watching Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries on Netflix, these glorious mysteries set in 1920s Australia about a young woman whose sister went missing and who now makes it her business to get into everybody else's business. I've started making a game out of identifying who will be her new lover in each episode, her outfits are always gorgeous, and she is so unapologetically, unabashedly determined to make sure things are done right--and so unapologetically, unabashedly disinterested in judging other people and how they live their lives--that the show is a real delight to watch. We're only 5 episodes in, which makes me happy, because it means there's still a couple dozen episodes to go.

Okay, it's a little ridiculous how much I adore period mystery drama. Or even modern mystery drama, come to that. I've also been working my way through the Enchanted Chocolate Pot books (for lack of a better unifying title for the trilogy?) by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer and I'm pretty sure there's at least one or two new episodes of Castle and Forever we haven't seen yet. w00t. GIVE ME ALL THE MYSTERIES. Ahem.

Date: 2015-03-26 02:29 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] alryssa.livejournal.com
I really need to watch this, because OMG JAZZ AGE PORN. :o

Date: 2015-03-27 03:14 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] wishfulaces.livejournal.com
OMG EXACTLY. Phryne Fisher is so awesome as a character too, and the rest of the regular cast are pretty wonderful, and, oh, show!!

Date: 2015-03-27 01:29 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] destina.livejournal.com
It's such a great show. Glad you're enjoying it!

Date: 2015-03-27 03:14 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] wishfulaces.livejournal.com
So good! yay!

Date: 2015-03-28 01:05 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] jenlev.livejournal.com
The period pieces that are beautifully set dressed (is that the way to describe that?) Are mesmerizing. It's a tiny form of time travel I think. *hugs*

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