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Drama with the Family

I struggled to find an activity that will bring my family together until I chanced upon the drama series Madam Secretary in Netflix at the beginning of the year:

It has elements for the whole family: Love, Romance, Comedy, Mystery, Action and of course Politics!
Téa Leoni gives a most powerful performance as a new Secretary of State of the United States and after a couple of episodes, you will need little inducement to address her as Madam Secretary if you happen to bump into her!

Her elegance, eloquence, tenacity, wits, compassion and not forgetting good looks, give credence to her character and yet, her vulnerabilities and responsibilities as a mother and wife, provide a much-needed down-to-earth perspective that connects with ordinary folks like us; a top diplomat needs to cope with teenage children too!

I am thankful that her on-screen husband happens to be just as endearing so as to do justice to my wife's precious time away from her stately duties as my Secretary of Household!…

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