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Arthur's Seat: Two Trips, Two Weeks Apart

I’ve been meaning to make a post for my two trips up Arthur’s Seat (the large hill in the middle of Edinburgh) in October, and there’s no time like the present. 484 more words

Arthur's Seat

The Fantasy Novelist's Exam

A few days ago, the mythical and ever elusive Markus Røe tagged me in his latest blog post: Fantasy Novelist’s Exam, which is a test to see if your novel is original or indeed a Tolkien ripoff. 2,358 more words


Elvish Lembas bread

Every time I’ve watched the Lord of the Rings movies, I’ve wanted to try Lembas Bread. I thought that was a tall order, since it’s mythical and all, but after trawling Shelob’s Web (the internet- see what I did there?!) and trying a few recipes, I’ve finally settled on the most magical tasting one. 293 more words


Sometimes All It Takes Is Just A Game of Pretend

I am a Christian. And as a person of faith and a mother, I believe I have to be honest with my boys about something they’ll encounter in their own faith journey. 523 more words


Making It Up Daily: 1667 Words at a Time

Do You NaNoWriMo?

It’s funny that those stories we’ve lived in since childhood were written by someone. Made up, one word at a time.

Books. Movies. 360 more words


Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor - The Review

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor was a pleasant surprise for me.  I’m just an everyday joe who doesn’t receive anything “before hand” or “free” for that matter.   776 more words


La Vallée de l'éternel retour

I don’t know about where you live, but over here we have Autumn in all its red-gold glory, with the crisp-but-not-too-cold nights, the piles of fallen leaves, the delightful smell of woodsmoke on the breeze. 1,104 more words