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"Desolate Kept Still a Dishevelled Dryad Loveliness": Gardening with Samwise Gamgee

The gardening season rolled late into Eastern Canada late this spring. Heavy snow and blustery weather have been a challenge, with plants shivering in early morning then blasted with hot afternoons. 934 more words


Recommended Books ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

I recommend J.R.R. Tolkien’s books because they are in my opinion one of the best fantasy novels ever written. I would recommend….

The Hobbit

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Recommended Books

The Lord of the Rings: Eowyn's Fish Soup

Eowyn: I made some stew, it isn’t mush but it’s hot.

Aragon: Thank you… it’s good…

I’m sure those who are familar with The Lord of the Rings movies cringed at the scene between Eowyn and Aragon when she handed him soup with what seemed to consist of a few bits of greens and pieces of fat.  

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The Lord Of The Rings

J.R.R.Tolkien: "he that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom."

“‘For I am Saruman, the Wise, Saruman Ring-maker, Saruman of Many Colours!’ “I looked then and saw that his robes, which had seemed white, were not so, but were woven of all colours, and if he moved they shimmered and changed hue so that the eye was bewildered. 67 more words

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Bookshelf Thursday - One Lego Ring to Rule Them All

My LOTR-themed cubby is the smallest cubby on my bookshelf but I’ll be damned if anyone says my accompanying Lego set doesn’t feature the cutest (scariest) darn Gollum. 58 more words

Pity and Mercy Can Make All the Difference

It seemed to Frodo then that he heard, quite plainly but far off, voices out of the past:

            What a pity Bilbo did not stab the vile creature when he had the chance! 135 more words


There And Back Again, Post 3: Finding Mordor

After visiting Narnia, we drove to Hamilton – beautiful Botanical Gardens – and then to Rotorua to walk around the Blue Lake (it bears its name for a very, very good reason. 730 more words