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What I’ve Been Watching Lately

I don’t think I have ever done a ‘TV’ related post on here before, the thing is I’m not a big TV watcher. I can’t stand having the blasted box in the background, yet that’s exactly what my parents does and it annoys the heck out of me. My parents even if they are in other rooms would still have the TV on, for me I just think what the point? If you’re not watching TV then turn it off. Anyway  that a rant for another day. The thing is I don’t watch terrestrial TV, you know the normal broadcasting channel  that everyone will say the next day, ‘ did you watch so and so on BBC 2 last night?’ My answer is always no, I’m usually on the computer watching something on Netflix or Amazon Prime.  I think I read somewhere that in a recent study more people watch videos on YouTube or on Netflix then terrestrial TV, in a way I agree with this as I often find terrestrial TV boring. I know I’m not the only one who think this.

So basically what I’m saying is, I watch TV show on Netflix and Amazon prime, these are what I’ve been watching lately:

Absolutely Fabulous

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The classic 90s show is currently on Netflix, hooray I say. Loved this show growing up and I love it now. It about two women, one is a Edina and the other is Edwina who are best friend. They love the latest fashion, latest trend, designers, what in and what out. Every week they get in scrape and dilemma all in the name of being ‘hip’. It hilarious to watch and even those the show is 20 years old it still feel fresh and funny.  If you can, go and watch this with a glass of bubbly and my recommendation is to watch the series before the film come out later this year.

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The Big Bang Theory

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The modern day ‘Friends’ sitcom. I have been watching the series since the beginning as it another hilarious show. It about a bunch of nerd who get involved with girl and popular culture.  It reference every science fiction show or series. I find myself often rooting for Penny and Leonard. I’m sure you seen an episode on terrestrial TV as Chanel 4 always have a repeat of it.

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House Of Cards

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A very ruthless congressman who is determined to climb to the top of the ladder – I.E become President of the US. And nothing and no one will stand in his way. It a power play drama and Kevin Spacey is brilliant as Frank Underwood. The whole thing is gripping from start to finish and Richard’s and I are hooked on it. Even if you don’t like political drama, I do recommend you to watch this.

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Once Upon A Time

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My main Netflix obsession at the moment is Once Upon a Time, the basic premise is all those fairy tale character like Snow White, Prince Charming and even Red Riding Hood are trapped into our world by a curse. Their happy endings stolen, they’re forced to live as “normal people”, devoid of magic, and with no idea who they really are. It might sound corny, but it really well made and it has a ‘lost’ feel to it. The series is onto season 5 where they are now trapped in the Underworld with the evil god, Hades. It good fun to watch and personally I love watching it.

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Outlander

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This show is on Amazon Prime and I had a few people saying to me that I need to be watching this. It about a women in 1945 who travel to Scotland as a second honeymoon with her husband, she happen to find some magic stones which transported her to Scotland, 1745. She is desperate to get back to her own time line and it about her way of dealing with the alternative time. I find it really enchanting and the scenery is absolutely gorgeous. Very well made and I find myself rooting for all the character.

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The X Files

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The iconic and another classic 90s show, for me this will never ever get too old for. Love the spooky plot and tongue in cheek humor. I had a crush of David Duchovny then and I have one now. When it first aired back in the 90s, I was a little to young to watch so my parent wouldn’t let me but as I got older I eventually got to watch the whole thing in it entirety. Yeah it more then little green alien.

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So what have you been watching lately? Am I missing out on anything?

Anna Nuttall

Hello, it’s so lovely for you to join me. Let me introduce myself. I’m Anna Nuttall living in London and married to my husband, Richard. I worked in retail for ten years before I left and fulfilled my addiction to social media and blogging, where I’m now working as a fashion, lifestyle and travel blogger and also in digital marketing.

17 Comments

  • MissPond

    I love the Big Bang Theory but am not up to date on it, definitely need to spend an afternoon catching up. We’ve been enjoying the Breaking Bad spin off Better Call Saul and of course GOT is back and this week sees Penny Dreadful and Peaky Blinders starting again 🙂

  • Beautyqueenuk

    I have started to re-watch 24 all over again whilst I wait for Grey’s Anatomy to finish so I can binge watch it x

  • Little Steps

    I can never have enough of the Big Bang they make me laugh out really loud 🙂 Never fails!

  • Shannon Paige

    The first one sounds great. I have been watching Shameless and am obsessed- also I wanna get into game of thrones. My bf watches and I watched last night and actually got into it. *thegoodthingscomin.wordpress.com

  • Jess Powell

    I really want to have an X-Files marathon sometime soon! Lately I’ve been binge watching Tales of the Unexpected as it was all on Sky Arts. 🙂

  • hzajac13

    I used to watch Once Upon A Time, but I feel it has gone downhill. I don’t watch it anymore, My husband picks a lot of the shows we watch anyway, like Arrow and The Flash.

  • Ana De Jesus

    I love Netflix and up until recently did have Amazon Prime. Sadly it was one or the other due to finances and Netflix won. I am watching Jack Whitehall in concert at the moment x

  • Lou

    I sat down and started watching Absolutely Fabulous on Netflix the other day and before I knew it 5 hours had passed!! I can’t wait for the film x
    Louise | helloteddy.co.uk

  • Lauren Kunin

    I’ve never watched Absolutely Fabulous. I’m going to give it a try. Sounds like a show I would enjoy. 🙂

    Lauren

    TheZenFashionista.Com

  • Dia

    The only one I’ve seen is Once! I binged it on Netflix. I am super behind in the current season I have t catch up. Neil forever has my heart. I loved him on True Blood and now I’m watching this show on NBC just for him.

  • Ashley

    I am so obsessed with Outlander! I read the first book and was so excited when I saw it was going to be a show. I became hooked pretty quickly!

    xo Ashley

  • Izzie Anderton

    I don’t have time to watch a great deal of TV to be honest; but I can’t wait for the Ab Fab movie to be released later this year. I hope it’s going to be brilliant!

  • Tiffany Hathorn

    I love Once Upon a Time and The Big Bang Theory. I recently finished “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”. It was hilarious! I am currently obsessed with Boys Over Flower (a Korean teen drama)

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