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3.II. The Riders of Rohan

Thoughts: Aragorn really likes to sing, especially about Gondor. A second song about Gondor (the first about Boromir and Gondor), within a chapter of each other. 355 more words


A Nerd's Guide to Travel

The reasons why people travel are endless. Some just want to get away for the weekend, others are trying to escape their past, and some are just following the footsteps of their favorite movies/books/television shows. 1,034 more words



Wide as ten men abreast
The old road cuts between farms
Dips down to the river
Rises up over the moor
Rabbits lollop, lambs bleat… 33 more words


Who Were The Istari?

The Istari were an order of Wizards that came to Middle-earth around 1000 Third Age from the West to help the free peoples against the rising power of Sauron. 2,043 more words


10 Bookish Resolutions for 2018

Today I’m joining in on a Top Ten Tuesdays post, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl (which is where TTT moved as of TODAY, having formerly been hosted by… 808 more words


The Sun will Shine Out the Clearer

I just spent the weekend staying with a friend in the mountains. The air was crisp, the views were clear. I spent relaxing time eating, reading a book on Shakespeare’s writing (I find this fun!), and watching tv. 1,289 more words


The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Frodo (Elijah Wood) continues his quest to destroy the One Ring. Sam (Sean Astin) grows suspicious of their other companion Gollum. As they begin to get closer to Mordor, Gollum’s true intentions are shown. 741 more words