Author Archives: jlynnstapleton

About jlynnstapleton

I'm a Licensed Practical Nurse, photographer and writer. My focus in photography has been primarily landscapes, particularly water based images, both in colour and black and white. I love to travel when I can and sometimes find some unique treasures to photograph. I also enjoy writing these blogs and doing interviews when I can. I'm the oldest of three siblings. I grew up in St. John's, Newfoundland [Canada]. I came out as a lesbian when I was twenty-one, and fortunately I've had a supportive family, and friends.

Website changes & life updates

Due to changes with my previous web-hosting company (switching to commercial only accounts), I decided to transfer things over to WP, including the Otalia Virtual Seasons as a separate page from the blog. All of the mini-sodes that were written are … Continue reading

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Crime drama worth listening to

J. Lynn Stapleton A couple of years ago I was listening to an audio series on BBC Radio4 called “Stone” as part of their Afternoon Drama segments. Late to the series as I was, I found it via Audible; the … Continue reading

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My overall impression of the first series of “Gentleman Jack”

So many things to say… J. Lynn Stapleton There are so many things to appreciate about the entirety of Gentleman Jack that I scarcely know where to begin. I’d been massively looking forward to this series since I heard of its … Continue reading

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Taking a tour of Emmerdale Village

This past summer I had the good fortune to be able to visit the Emmerdale Village and Studio Experience tours. To back up just a bit, I’ve been a fan of the nearly 46 year old UK soap for six … Continue reading

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Writing Meme: Cool Asks for Fic Writers

Questionnaire snagged from a few others via Tumblr. This is a bit of a first for me – at least in terms of responding to a questionnaire on writing Describe yourself how you would describe a character you’re introducing.Mmm. Petite. … Continue reading

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Women Direct: Storytelling a changing vision

An interview with actress and director, Cady McClain By J. Lynn Stapleton When under two percent of the top 100 films are directed by women, it is not unreasonable to question the larger issue of ingrained cultural bias against a … Continue reading

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Call the Midwife – Series 5: Missing Scenes [505-508]

Herein is the second half of the Missing Scenes from series five of “Call The Midwife”. The missing scenes are ones that have been edited out by PBS for their broadcasts, which differ from the full-length broadcasts that the BBC … Continue reading

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