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Farewell When The Road Darkens

With apologies to J.R.R. Tolkien and Gloria Gaynor

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At first they were afraid;
they were petrified.
Couldn’t fathom how to live
without Gandalf by their side. 548 more words

Of Threats to the Valar and Maiar

The Silmarillion Film Project is an entertaining thought exercise, which explores the endless opportunities and seemingly insurmountable difficulties of adapting The Silmarillion to the small screen. 1,577 more words


Cancer quackery going the distance

by Orac via Respectful Insolence

You’d think that after all these years combatting quackery and blogging about science in medicine (and, unfortunately, pseudoscience in medicine) it would take a lot to shock me. 491 more words


Gandalf the Grey

I made Gandalf on a bit of a whim in mid-2013, and despite all the grey I really enjoyed making him. 127 more words


Wizards and Wanderers

Gandalf (Lord of the Rings trilogy / The Hobbit trilogy)

Frodo: “You’re late.”
Gandalf: “A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins.  Nor is he early.  He arrives precisely when he means to.” 1,483 more words

Fictional Characters

True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.

-Gandalf to Bilbo, The Hobbit. (movie version of the quote). 

Memorable Quotes

“Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?”

-Gandalf, The Hobbit 

Memorable Quotes