Minding Our Time


Today I’m again switching it up.  I’ve been asked over and over again to give some suggestions for series and movies that are currently streaming. I’m almost embarrassed to admit how many hours I’ve spent streaming – pre- and during COVID19.  With this post, everyone will know how unproductive I’ve been throughout this pandemic.  Since my “couch potato” list below contains only what I have personally viewed, it also reveals my (narrow) viewing preferences.  You may remember that some of these I’ve already mentioned in the In Seclusion section (above). Most descriptions courtesy of the relevant streaming service.


 Chernobyl                 Dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident. HBO/Prime Miniseries. 1 season, 5 episodes.

Offspring                  A Melbourne obstetrician in her thirties struggles with the increasingly chaotic family, and the romantic and professional aspects of her life. Netflix. 7 seasons. (one of my favs).

Occupied                  Focuses on political and environmental issues affecting Scandinavia. The ten-part Nordic drama is based in the near future, when environmental concerns prompt the Norwegian government to stop all oil and gas production in the North Sea. Netflix. 3 seasons. […]