Jack Holden, On Playing Hector Dalrymple, and LJG Spin Off

I’ve honestly wanted to interview Jack since he was first cast, back in 2016, as Hector Dalrymple, during Season 3 filming. I did a piece on him then, OutlanderBTS Casting News: More on Jack Holden, playing Hector… Lord John Grey’s First Love, and after doing research for that article, I remember thinking, “What a talented […]

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Happy 41st Birthday to Mr. Sam the Man Heughan!

Cover art – Beautiful depiction, as always by the talented Vera Adxer – See and purchase Vera’s work here: Vera Adxer’s Art. April 30 is an auspicious day. Not only was Mr. Sam born on this day, in 1980 (wow, that makes me feel old!), but I met Diana Gabaldon for the first time on […]

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275th Anniversary of the Battle of Culloden

Photo: My first trip to Scotland, Culloden Moor, November, 2014 Today marks the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Culloden, which happened on April 16, 1746, and as most of us know, effectively ended the Highland culture and way of life in Scotland. I did a piece on this back on the 272nd anniversary, which […]

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Publication Date for Bees Announced!

Photo: EW, Cover art for Bees (see source below) The date we’ve all been waiting for is here! Go Tell The Bees That I am Gone will hit the shelves on November 23, 2021!  This is fantastic news!!  However, I’m not so sure about the prognosis for Thanksgiving, 2021 (in the US), which is two […]

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Deleted Scene from S5 & Lovely Tribute to Jamie & Claire

Outlander Angels posted this deleted scene of Jamie and Bree, which I had not seen before – a wonderful scene in my opinion. There was a lengthy discussion on Twitter about why scenes like this get deleted, started by @paulamiTweets, with a lively conversation that followed (I love those!).    We talked about all kinds […]

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Happy Easter & Chag Same’ach from OutlanderBTS

Photo: Jamie and Claire, Ep 512 In honor of the holiday weekend, I thought it might be fun to post Karmen’s “Anatomy of an Easter Egg Hunt” today! She identified easter eggs in the Season 5 finale – Episode 512. “Easter eggs” are hidden references, inside jokes or clues inserted into the show that reference […]

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