Penny Dreadful

It’s no secret that I’ve become totally obsessed with Penny Dreadful. It’s literally startling television, sumptuously styled, brilliantly acted and superbly, viscerally marketed. I’ve also simply marvelled at the fantastic dialogue, expertly delivered. “The glory of life surmounts the fear of death. Good Christian’s fear Hellfire, so to avoid it they are kind to their…

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The Great Netherlands Horse Rescue

In 2006, heavy storms and flooding had turned an small patch of high ground in the Netherlands into a barren, muddy island. Whipped by icy wind and freezing rain, 200 horses were trapped. 19 died of exposure. Following a call for brave riders with fearless steeds, eight women rode through the floodwaters, and lead the…

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