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My Tribute to the Shire (Inspired by Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien)

Shamrock green and meadowlark yellow

Round doors all turn to face fields of yarrow and heather

Brooks all a’ gurgling, marsh wrens a’ singing

Snapdragons nodding and lilac by the sill… 183 more words


Well this week in England it looks like spring has finally sprung! (YAY) Its been so sunny and there are flowers blooming everywhere, which makes a change from the gloomy rain and wind.I think spring might be my favourite season I love it so much it’s so nice to feel the warm sun again even after I sat in the sun for 20 minutes and had to move because my pale skin couldn’t cope!! 254 more words

My Life

A Long Expected Party

My son, Turner, had his FIRST BIRTHDAY on Sunday! I went all out with the decor. We love the Lord of the Rings in this family and I’m a big fan of the Shire. 9 more words


A Visit to Middle Earth

So. Today. We did some things in Rotorua, but I’m not going to waste time talking about it because we went to Middle Earth today. For real. 749 more words

Foreign Travel

Meeting Middle Earth.

If you really want to know what Middle-earth is based on, it’s my wonder and delight in the earth as it is, particularly the natural earth. 1,317 more words

Australia, New Zealand & Middle Earth

Our crazy foray into the Outback began with more time in airports and airplanes than I’ve ever spent. After the brief puddle-jumper flight to Vancouver, B.C. 1,293 more words



A county or district, especially in England. Old English “scir”=care, official charge < Germanic “*skiro” or “skizo.”