Just last Friday I was in Prague, doing many things in this gorgeous city: walking long walks along Prague's beautiful streets and parks, eating nice food, and visiting Prague Opera and Prague Zoo (which is one of the top 10 in the world).
Now I am back, and as much as I love my job it all seems like a bit of a shock. It also seems that the sub-system that I have just started doing for the Uni's new Website needs to be ready for the 1st of September which is very very soon, so I will probably have to work like mad for the next few weeks (also I am going to Scotland to visit my friend this weekend). In short - crazy times ahead and my head feels empty.Game of Thrones
I haven't heard any casting or other GoT
news and I haven't really done much of the "proper" reading of "Dance with Dragons". I skimmed very quickly once, but now I am reading very slowly. I took the book with me on holidays but I am still at the beginning of the book.Please let me know if there have been any exciting casting news.
The only good piece of news I have seen is from Shadowlocked, here
. It seems that HBO has good intentions towards "Game of Thrones" . HBO co-president Richard Pepler apparently said that "We told George we’d go as long as he kept writing" . This is a bit vague and unclear, but at least thins means we are going to have at least 5 seasons.
Photographer Amanda Killen
has made some awesome pictures from the Game of Thrones season 2 filming sets. I adore the photographs of what everyone thinks are the New Gods of Westeros
(The Seven: the Father, the Mother, the Warrior, the Crone, the Smith, the Maid, and the Stranger): ( More pictures )Other fannish things
I have watched few films and TV shows on the laptop whilst on holidays:
- Mentalist. I am so thankful to the show's creators for everything, especially for the great closure of Red John storyline.
- Nikita. I might and I might not continue watching this show. I have periods of interest followed by periods of non-interest.
- We went to see a classic motorbike show yesterday, so I am re-starting my "Sons of Anarchy" watch.
- Midas (Korean drama) which suffered badly from Kdrama second-half syndrome. Jang Hyuk was very hot with a short haircut and wearing sharp suits, but I was more interested in No Min Woo's character.
- Royal Family (Korean drama) which was GOOD but I didn't like the ending.
- I finally watched "Inglorious Basterds" which I liked much more than I expected to. Christoph Waltz (the Nazi Colonel Hans Landa) makes the movie and steals the focus from Brad Pitt and everyone else.
- I also watched a Canadian zombie movie "Stake Land" which was good (if you like zombie movies).PS:
How have you been? I hope everything is good!