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Quote of the Day: March 1, 2015

I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.  17 more words

I make stuff up

A few weeks ago, when I was starved for a book to read, I went to a Sangster’s Book Store and found this book. The price at the back said $500 (and that looked like a reduction of the original price, $1,060), but a blue sticker at the front said… 422 more words

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Art of The Lord of the Rings Pre-Order

Our forthcoming book, The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, is now available for pre-order on (at least) Amazon.com… 167 more words

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Church of the Dragonslayers

I was wandering around in the files of A Clerk of Oxford, which is likely the fairest site of all for general medieval information. Anyway I was struck by how as Mark Twain told us, “History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes.” And it struck me that can be true even over whole millennia as it is here. 1,729 more words


Quote of The Week

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

- J.R.R. Tolkien

The Brooklyn Project: Unsung Heroes

Continuing from the last Brooklyn Project post.

Last time, I posted on heroism, the basic elements that all heroes must share, or come to share. Today, I’m posting on the unknown heroes, heroism that isn’t accepted. 561 more words

I Didn’t Know What I Was Getting Into

Christina writes: In the second half of January this year, I suffered from a virus with a heavy cough and a disinclination to do anything physically or intellectually demanding. 1,981 more words

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