Not a spoiler, just an observation.
Nobody dances or sits around the fire singing or discusses the latest play over a nice dinner or plays catch with the grandkids or fetch with the dogs...
Every character is constantly plotting or campaigning or escaping or...
It's all very fatiguing.
they seemed to enjoy watching the tourney of the hand in S1. before blackwater the lannister men were drinking and whoring to blow off steam.
The show involves the characters caught in the 'game of thrones' Most of Wessos, Esteros and the other lands are living as normal.
i'm not a book reader but is it just me or did you get a little lys-dexic there?