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A Christmas Carol (Dickens) | Fantasy Literature for Activists #3

By Shelley Harrison

Regarding This Series

The present article marks the third installment of the “Mythology and Fantasy Literature for Activists” series exploring the potential value of mythology and fantasy literature for activists.  2,698 more words

Humane Politics

My Christmas Book List

A few weeks ago, my wife presented the family with a wonderful idea. This year, for Christmas, each member of my family is gifting four items to each fellow family member: a want, a need, something to wear, and something to read. 457 more words

Poetry

On the perils of Faërie.

“Faërie is a perilous land, and in it are pitfalls for the unwary and dungeons for the overbold”.

J. R. R. Tolkien (On Fairy-Stories)

When it comes to Faërie, mortals must exercise great care in dealing with it. 1,494 more words

J. R. R. Tolkien

A bite of energy.

Food made by the Elves has traits that cannot be found in Men’s victuals: usually it possesses especially refreshing or invigorating qualities. When the Fellowship was leaving Lothlórien, the Elves brought a lot of gifts to them, including some food: 949 more words

J. R. R. Tolkien

#FantasyNovember 2017 Wrap-Up

November was a hectic but rewarding month for me. I had two family emergencies, a Harry Potter themed ball, ran two work events, **got my first NaNoWriMo win** 623 more words

Ere Night Falls

The flowers pictured here are a part of a bouquet that my wife recently bought one to add a bit of beauty to hour home (but she’s beautiful enough. 93 more words

Poetry

Mythology and Fantasy Literature for Activists #2: Watership Down

By Shelley Harrison

Regarding This Series

The first installment of this “Mythology and Fantasy Literature for Activists” series sought to introduce the potential value of mythology and fantasy literature for activists.  2,125 more words

Humane Politics