HOBBIT News: Thanks to today's report from richardarmitagenet.com we know that fellow dwarf James Nesbitt had complimentary comments about RA's horsemanship skills. Good excuse to reminisce..
As a newbie to the LOTR trilogy, this seems to be an appropriate place to insert a vid of my fav baddies amongst many. The orcs are stunningly ugly but the black riders are uncannily eerie yet somehow elegant. Their persistant pursuit of Froddo was the only time I'd truly felt apprehension for his safety in all 3 films,,,errr,,,that humungous black spider might've caused my skin to crawl slightly as well;)
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Immediate Disclaimer:) This was not my idea..must admit it didn't take much effort for Sue's suggestion to take hold. Obviously we have far too much time on our hands in this lead up to THE HOBBIT filming;) Anyway, Sue commented on Daniel Craig's appearance in drag yesterday, for International Womens Day..then wondered aloud what RA might look like in same situation. She has high hopes for him as a glamorous female - doesn't all that stubble spoil the effect..*chuckling*
Your fav GoG shirt...
RA reading poet Ted Hughes letters - creatively used to show what would've been a similar situation if Guy and Marian had actually lived and experienced ep 13 of Robin Hood2...
Belba Danderfluff of Willowbottom
[DanderFLUFF..is it a positive omen?;]
You also have an elven name:
[Calmacil sounds like a pharmaceutical sedative of some sort, doesn't it;)...I'll stay with Danderfluff thank you]
NZ tour guide's culinary delights recommendations for those of you planning a visit:
Tour guide’s favorite spots in Wellington, NZ area ( Cafes and such)
>The best coffee and best chocolate (my two weaknesses) can be found at Ciocco cafe, on Tory Street. It's a tiny little place and you could walk past it three times before you noticed it, but the chocolate is from Schoc in Greytown, and pretty much unbeatable. Disclosure - the guy is a good friend of mine, but only because I go there so often! For breakfast there's no going past Sweet Mother's Kitchen in Courtenay Place (near the Embassy Cinema)<
Ciocco, chocolaterie & espresso bar, Wellington NZ
Scorch-o-Rama Cafe, all on the Miramar Peninsula ("Wellywood central");
Menu looks delish http://www.scorchorama.co.nz/menus.html
Sir Ian's public photo gallery..there are definitely beautiful saving graces to compensate for the frequent quake threats..
Spooks9 writers li'l joke captured by bccmee...
Answer to poll query: 'KING LEAR' Excerpt:
"O, reason not the need: our basest beggarsAre in the poorest thing superfluous:
Allow not nature more than nature needs,
Man's life's as cheap as beast's: thou art a lady;
If only to go warm were gorgeous,
Why, nature needs not what thou gorgeous wear'st,
Which scarcely keeps thee warm. But, for true need,--
You heavens, give me that patience, patience I need!
You see me here, you gods, a poor old man,
As full of grief as age; wretched in both!
If it be you that stir these daughters' hearts
Against their father, fool me not so much
To bear it tamely; touch me with noble anger,
And let not women's weapons, water-drops,
Stain my man's cheeks! No, you unnatural hags,
I will have such revenges on you both,
That all the world shall--I will do such things,--
What they are, yet I know not: but they shall be
The terrors of the earth. You think I'll weep
No, I'll not weep:
I have full cause of weeping; but this heart
Shall break into a hundred thousand flaws,
Or ere I'll weep. O fool, I shall go mad!"