The New Doctor Is A Woman

So, as you have probably found out recently, the latest incarnation of Doctor Who will be played by Jodie Whittaker. At first, I was disgruntled about this, but there again, I was disgruntled about David Tennant, then about Matt Smith and then again – very briefly – about Peter Capaldi.

Tom Baker was always my Doctor as he is the one I grew up with, and then in 2005 when Doctor Who returned, Christopher Ecclestone did a good job of returning it to the screens. He didn’t want to be typecast as the Doctor so finished after just one season.

When Capaldi came along, I liked the fact that it was an older Doctor again, and would hopefully get rid of the “Oooh I love the Doctor” element from the companions. It was fine with Rose Tyler because she changed the whole outlook of the Doctor. Changed him to be more empathetic than he was before due to him having been in the Time War.

Capaldi’s very little emotion take on the Doctor worked well, and the only down side to it was Clara. During the Matt Smith outing, she complimented him well as someone he bounced ideas off. Then when the regeneration happened, and he became Capaldi, the writers decided that it would be a good idea to make Clara the main person and gave her the puzzle solving element of the duo. To me, no longer was it Doctor Who featuring a companion, it was Clara Oswald featuring the Doctor. When they killed her off, it was an emotional moment. It was very well done. Then they brought her back! So now she exists between heartbeats. I really hope that she doesn’t turn up again.

I have recently started watching the latest series of Doctor Who, as I have been told that it is different without her in it, and after two episodes, I find that to be true.

With Jodie Whittaker taking over the mantle, it is not a surprise as they have been paving the way for it recently with the Master regenerating into Missy, a Time Lord in the last series being killed and regenerating a woman, so it was coming soon. It was going to be this regeneration, or the next one.

I just hope that other fans of the show do what I do and give her the benefit of the doubt.

Peter Capaldi

Departing 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi

 

Jodie Whittaker

Incoming 13th Doctor Jodie Whittaker

 

Daily Prompt: Ebb and Flow

Our blogs morph over time, as interests shift and life happens. Write a post for your blog — but three years in the future.

Photographers, artists, poets: show us LIFE.

September 28th 2016.

The photos I took with my Nikon D4900 were miraculous. I always knew the D4900 would be good, and I am grateful to my kids for buying it for me for my 49th birthday. I love my kids.

My son finished working on the motorbike at his garage yesterday. Not sure what type it was as he just says it’s a motorbike and then makes the sounds. He makes a different sound each day and says it’s slightly different where he was adjusting the exhaust. I’m proud of what he has achieved since he left school a couple of years ago.

My daughter has finally decided which university she is going to go to. She is still talking about moving out, but I am not sure if I like the fact that she wants to. She’s my kid. I don’t want her out in the big wide world on her lonesome. I want her to stay at home where I can keep her close.

Also watched the new Star Wars film. Mark HamillHarrison Ford and Carrie Fisher are definitely looking their age. Speaking of age, Peter Capaldi has said that he will hang up his Dr Who hat at the end of the next season. Also brought Into The Woods, the film that was shot partly in Dover Castle a couple of years back.

I’ve given up trying to sell my photos. I haven’t shifted any for a couple of years. I am in my fourth year of a Photo A Day, and I am just kidding myself thinking I could make anything from them.

American Horror Story season 6 starts next month, I am looking forward to that. That’s it for today. Have fun

Life

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