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03/18/18 06:50 pm
I like rats! They're very intelligent. And Ziggy, I love Black Rebel Motorcycle Club :D great shout!
Spiced Wine
03/18/18 04:18 pm
I’m doing a lot of bird feeding, Ziggy! And foxes, there are some around and I always feel sorry for them, too. Don’t tell anyone, but there is one poor rat that I feed too
03/18/18 03:20 pm
If you're stuck indoors, check out Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Wrong Creatures- current soundtrack of the BMW ad -bit like Kasabian.They are my current soundtrack for Elrohir
03/18/18 02:56 pm
Same here- snowed all day. My shetland pony SO resentful about being outside! My TB happy as a lark- charging about the filed, bucking and rearing. But poor little birds- feed them if you can.
Spiced Wine
03/18/18 10:21 am
Woke up to a blizzard and about 5 inches of snow, of course it’s drifted so it’s not really that deep
03/18/18 09:03 am
We had a good covering of snow yesterday and it’s still snowing. Really fed up with winter now. As Spiced says, thought, it’s forecast to clear soon.
Spiced Wine
03/17/18 10:27 pm
Us too, Narya. Grr. I am sick of it. But this is not going top last as long, apparently.
03/17/18 03:33 pm
We've got snow again...!
Spiced Wine
03/16/18 07:41 pm
Have a lovely weekend :)
03/16/18 11:36 am
Have a great weekend everyone. You too Narya! :)
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Name: ziggy (Signed) · Date: January 24, 2014 0:34 · For: Chapter 1

Ah- I love this story. so nice that it popped up on the random story and I rmembered how full of wonder this is- and how very very Tolkienesque in the sense that it feels real and not quite real at the same time. Wonderful.

Author's Response: Hi ziggy, and thank you! I'm sorry, I never got the review notification for this :( I'm glad you like it; I don't think it's one of my better pieces, but I do like the idea that Derry and Anna occasionally bump into bits of Middle-earth - and also that they eventually found happiness together :)

Name: Linda Hoyland (Signed) · Date: September 01, 2013 23:07 · For: Chapter 1

This was just lovely and I'm so pleased the characters in your other story have found happiness.

Author's Response: Thank you Linda! They certainly deserved it, after all that :)

Name: Nash (Signed) · Date: September 01, 2013 20:28 · For: Chapter 1
Cool(= Is this part of a larger story arc?

Author's Response: It is, yes - chronologically it's the last (so far) in my Second Chance series. The main story is about 60k words and there are a couple of other little one shots. Thank you for reading and reviewing!

Name: ziggy (Signed) · Date: September 01, 2013 18:26 · For: Chapter 1

Lovely Narya- so nice ot have you back and a lovely delightful snippet. Wish it were true

Author's Response: What do you mean? It's all real, I tell you! :P thanks, ziggy, glad you enjoyed.

Name: Anwyn (Signed) · Date: September 01, 2013 2:52 · For: Chapter 1
What a wonderful little companion piece to wind in with the larger story, I especially liked the last bit about comparing it to crossing a road as that is one of my favorite Tolkien quotes. Very nice, I enjoy little 'slice' stories like this one (a little taste of the bigger pie, I tend to think of them as, it's such a treat)

Author's Response: That's a lovely way to think of them! I'm glad you liked it; thank you for reading and commenting.

Name: curiouswombat (Signed) · Date: September 01, 2013 1:00 · For: Chapter 1
How nice to see them again! And all grown up and parental...

Author's Response: Thanks, wombat! I'm glad you liked it; I feel that they'd make good parents. Thank you for reading and commenting, as always!

Name: Spiced Wine (Signed) · Date: August 31, 2013 23:37 · For: Chapter 1
Oh, I really like this. It gives me a real feeling reading stories like this. A glimpse of Middle-earth in the modern world.
Why did Anna not want to see him?

Author's Response: I'm glad you liked it :) I think for Anna, there's too much tied up in it - she doesn't want to risk *not* being able to see him, or finding out that it isn't what she thinks, that it's not real, because then everything she believes about her sister is all wrong. I haven't gone into it yet, but I think Proust "moving on" shook her faith a little; there's a small part of her that doesn't quite believe what she's experienced any more. It's funny, I know their whole lives and what happens to them after the main story ends, but I don't want to write it all down; a lot of it will probably come out in time though, in shorter pieces like this one. I have half a story about Beomia and Aiken and Eothain, too - I must sort that out at some point! Thank you very much for reading and commenting, as always.

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