I believe that we shape our destinies through our choice of thoughts and actions.
I also believe that living this way is difficult but worth striving for. 709 more words
Tonight, in Watership Down, Hazel and the gang settle into their warren, get told a folk tale, and lick Holly’s wounds. The story’s all about the time when Prince Rainbow sent a spy to live among the rabbits and their folk hero, El-ahrairah, managed to oust him and his ambitions of seizing the rule of all rabbits with the help of a hedgehog and a pheasant. 735 more words
So it seems that a “down” is more of a hill or rolling bit of landscape than I’d thought before.
It might seem a minor detail, but to the rabbits travelling with Hazel and Fiver, a down’s hilliness is important for the vantage that it offers. 506 more words
I’ve spent a lot of last week reading. Having a cold sucked a lot, (especially since it was only my second week in my nice new job and I was gross and grumpy) but one of the upsides was that I took as much time as possible to rest and thus had some time to catch up on my reading. 459 more words
I just finished the book Watership Down, and I now have an entirely different outlook on those fluffy little things called rabbits. Formerly, they were merely cute little animals I wanted to hug – now I see storytellers, soldiers, prophets, inventors, chieftains, folk heroes. 113 more words