Two years ago when I planned my first trip to Scotland, I had the average international traveler’s to-do list: Currency Exchange, Transportation Requirements, Accommodation Bookings, etc. But planning a trip with COVID-19 lurking around every corner requires a bit more thought than your average hop across the pond.
If you haven’t guessed by the Podcast, Social Media, and Blog all by the name of The Sassenach Files, let me just tell you, I’m a HUGE Outlander fan. And having just celebrated a birthday where my entire family completely recognized and enabled my obsession, I feel I can comfortably say, there is nothing better for my fellow Outlander fans than opening an Outlander themed gift. For that reason, I’m giving you a list of five potential gifts for the Obsassenach in your life. Trust me, they’ll love them!
The rights to Diana Gabaldon’s New York Times Best Selling Outlander Series were tossed around for the better part of 20 years before Ron Moore, Maril Davis, and Matt Roberts came along. Great choices of cast, set and costume designers, writers, and directors created a phenomenon that would take the world by storm, and the rest is history. Check out some of my favorite moments in my new blog entry!
As an audience, we have an amazing heroine in Claire Fraser. She's brave, intelligent, independent, and passionate--all the things that keep a viewer interested! Check out my list of her 5 Defining Moments from Season One!
Narrowing the field down to five key moments for Jamie Fraser was a struggle, but I wanted to choose moments I felt showcased five unique aspects of Jamie’s character. Check them out below, and let me know what your Top 5 season one moments for Jamie would be in the comments!
For fans of Outlander, the phrase “Take me home to Lallybroch” has been branded on our hearts and in our minds for all time. But when Outlander was picked up by Starz in 2013, the film location chosen by the producers left many fans scratching their heads. Could they make this stunning creation into Jamie Fraser’s beloved childhood home? Short answer, yes.
When Jamie Fraser first laid eyes on the area that would later become Fraser’s Ridge in Drums of Autumn, he fell in love, and after visiting the area of North Carolina that inspired Diana Gabaldon, I could easily see why.
Much like the age old question, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?”, Outlander fans can go in endless circles on which book in the series is “the best”. I’m here to tell you, the task of giving a definitive answer on that front doesn’t grow easier with time.
A little over three months ago, The Sassenach Files podcast started off as the punch line of a joke in an IM conversation I was having with a young woman I met through an Outlander Fan Page on Facebook. I had newly come to the Outlander fandom, after a visit to Scotland the previous year, …