Schnorcheln in Βαθύ

Es war ein bisschen zu trüb, das Meer bei Βαθύ, denn den ganzen Tag hat es schon ordentlich gewindet. Und viel Spektakuläres, Buntes, gibt es hier unter Wasser nie zu sehen. Alles ist in schmuddeligen blau-grau-überschatteten Beige-Braun-Tönen gehalten. Aber ich bin trotzdem mit dem Schnorchel rausgeschwommen, Richtung Felsen, wo sich die Fischlein tummeln. Erst dachte … Weiterlesen …

Being the older and the hardier

Alas that ever he went on that errand! I should have been chosen by my father and the elders, but he put himself forward, as being the older and the hardier (both true), and he would not be stayed. JRR Tolkien: The Lord of the Rings, ISBN 0 261 10243 5

Not even a kind mistress

‚For myself,‘ said Faramir, I would see the White Tree in flower again in the courts of the kings, and the Silver Crown return, and Minas Tirith in peace: Minas Anor again as of old, full of light, high and fair, beautiful as a queen among other queens : not a mistress of many slaves, … Weiterlesen …

Then is not Saruman a traitor?

But let us not darken our hearts by imagining the trial of their gentle loyalty in the Dark Tower. For the Enemy has failed – so far. Thanks to Saruman. „Then is not Saruman a traitor?“ said Gimli.„Indeed yes“ said Gandalf. „Doubly. And is not that strange?“ JRR Tolkien: The Lord of the Rings, ISBN … Weiterlesen …