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Mrs Enginerd Travel

T- 2 Days and a Wake Up to: Ireland

It was not intentional but we had been eyeing going to Ireland for a few decades and couldn’t resist tying the trip to the Game of Thrones season finale. Filmed in the lush forests and unique castles of the Emerald Isle, there are several fan tours that take you to Winterfell, the Iron Islands, and […]

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Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

Is Westeros Macondo?

Those unaware or not familiar with the story of Cien Años de Soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude), writen by Gabriel García Márquez, may think George R. R. Martin is breaking ground when writing into the main plot line incestuous relationships. In Macondo, the protagonists are from a long line of Buendías whose adventures and […]

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff TV Shows and Movies

Why I am Skipping Season 7 of Game of Thrones (GoT)

I’m not watching this upcoming season of GoT. HBO can take my money subscription wise but that will not sway me. (There are many shows in their lineup that deserve more of my time anyway, like Westworld.) For the first couple of seasons, clutching the books and waiting to see my unsuspecting friends’ reactions kept […]