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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Diana Gabaldon with Excerpts from Bees & Q&A

The Literary Southwest hosted a live conversation with Diana on Friday, April 2nd which includes lots of interesting questions and answers about Bees, including SPOILERS!, the show, her characters, etc. You’ll hear some familiar and some new. (I spot listened as I am waiting to read Bees and don’t want spoilers!). Enjoy!     What […]

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Bees is Finished! (Sort of) & New BTS Look at Season 6

Diana announced on SM that she is finished writing Bees!! This is huge!! YES! BEES is FINISHED!! (No, I have no idea when the pub date is–the publisher decides that.) pic.twitter.com/aSPvYvWSx9 — Diana Gabaldon (@Writer_DG) March 27, 2021 There are many more steps in the process before we get the book in our hands. Diana […]

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What Scenes Are You Looking Forward to in Season 6?

Photo: Jamie and Claire, Starz It’s my practice to do a leisurely re-read of the corresponding book prior to each new tv season of Outlander. Season 6 is based on A Breath Of Snow And Ashes (ABOSAA), and possibly some Book 7, An Echo In The Bone (we haven’t had validation of that yet, to […]

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My Hopes and Predictions for Season 6 Storylines

Photo: Jamie and Claire, Season 5, Starz The fabulous, wonderful, talented production team is filming away. By my calculations, they are about to start week 12 of filming. At two weeks per episode, that means they’re midway through filming Episode 6, so literally halfway finished with filming the season right now. They may or may […]

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Outlander Season 7 Announced!

Photo: Starz, Outlander Season 5 The saga will continue on screen, yes!! I think it’s about time we answer some fan questions… #Outlander pic.twitter.com/6aNvNSkYlx — Outlander (@Outlander_STARZ) March 14, 2021 A congratulatory tweet from Sam, about finishing Season 6 first… Congrats to @STARZ , the cast and crew and of course, HUGE thank you to […]

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Thoughts and Updates on Bees, from Diana G. & Me

Photo: Diana G at home, Diana’s SM I’ve given several updates on the status of Season 6 filming, (the latest:  OutlanderBTS What’s New: Signs of Season 6 ). The other burning question in our minds is, what’s the update on Bees?? Below are my thoughts on the subject, with input from Diana, and she gives us […]

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More On Season 6 Filming, Courtesy of Elle Mag

Photo: Sam and Cait filming the new season of Outlander! by Robert Wilson for Elle Magazine Here it is: the official announcement about Season 6 production from Starz, Now *this* is wonderful news. We're officially in production on #Outlander Season 6! pic.twitter.com/piwiX24KUc — Outlander (@Outlander_STARZ) February 9, 2021 via a nice piece from Elle Magazine, […]

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