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The Impossible Dream

When days are short and dreams are big, the battle with Old Father Time can be a frustrating one. Your need to be outdoors is often blocked by work and other daily commitments that have become increasingly heavy shackles around your neck. 325 more words


The 25 Best Films of the 2000s, Part V: #5-1

#5: Django Unchained:

I’m going to make a statement sure to spark some controversy among my friend group: Django Unchained is the best film Quentin Tarantino has ever made. 1,959 more words

The Grey Pilgrim

“I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone.”

– Gandalf

On what started out as a seemingly ordinary day just over seventeen years ago, I happened to encounter an old wizard riding into Hobbiton on his cart that had been filled with the most amazing fireworks ever seen even by the oldest of Hobbits.

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A Magical Visit to Hobbiton in The Shire

My Dear Beloved Reader,

It’s been a while since I sat down to write about our adventures in the antipodes but I must confess we’ve been a tad busy. 142 more words


The Ritual (2018) Movie Review

Ritual is the latest Netflix original film. There are now so many different movies and TV shows being released on Netflix that it is hard to keep up with them all (and I hardly review them). 574 more words

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Fiordland National Park (Part 1)


After the hooooot weather in the Catlins the temperatures nose-dived by a massive 20-degrees on our westward loop of the Southern Scenic Route. 325 more words


Mount Aspiring National Park

I tried to have another lie in this morning, with little success. It was raining, so I scrapped the plan to go and watch the Challenge Wanaka race, and went to Puzzling World instead. 737 more words