Always Beginning

By Stephanie Stamm I’ve posted elsewhere about my affair with the Marco Polo series on Netflix. Among the many things to enjoy about the series are the beautifully choreographed martial arts scenes—reminiscent of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. I have been practicing tai chi since September, and I can see similar moves in the fight scenes. … Continue reading Always Beginning


Marco Polo – Political Intrigue and Inspiration

By Stephanie Stamm After a couple of experiences of post-binge mental hangovers, I don’t so much binge-watch Netflix these days as engage in serial monogamy. On any given day, I usually watch only one episode—occasionally two—of my current amour, but I watch only that series until I’ve seen every episode. My most recent Netflix affair … Continue reading Marco Polo – Political Intrigue and Inspiration