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The Two Towers (Book Review)

Last summer I delved into the Lord of the Rings (LOTR) book trilogy for the first time since high school.  Previously I told the tale of how my 12th grade self read the first of three installments ( 1,862 more words

Book Review

The Two Towers is about the Industrial Revolution.

Between 1760 and 1840 Britain underwent a major social and economic change called the Industrial Revolution. A significant portion of the population moved from traditional rural settings to the city, lured by the promise of steady employment in the factories and offices and manufacturing plants that sprang up. 497 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

Helm's Deep

“At last Aragorn stood above the great gates, heedless of the darts of the enemy. As he looked forth he saw the eastern sky grow pale. 408 more words


Agonising confession to my daughter

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Old Toby; Pipe or hobbit? Or, concerning pipe-weed

​Caution! This post contains long texts. You have been warned.

When I first watched the fellowship of the ring, when Bilbo said,

Old Toby. The finest weed in southfarthing.

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