Sunday, August 31, 2014
THE RACES AND PLACES OF MIDDLE EARTH → Lothlórien
That is the fairest of all the dwellings of my people. There are no trees like the trees of that land. For in the autumn their leaves fall not, but turn to gold. Not till the spring and the new green opens do they fall, and then the boughs are laden with yellow flowers; and the floor of the wood is golden, and golden is the roof, and its pillars are of silver, for the bark of the trees is smooth and grey.
“When the scientists of the future show up at my house with robot eyes and they tell me to try them on, I will tell the scientists to screw off, because I do not want to see a world without him.”
“John didn’t look at anyone the way he looked at Paul.” — Cynthia Lennon
July 4, 1966
The Beatles playing at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila, Philippines. The band and their entourage would leave the next day with several rocky encounters from Manila officials after supposedly ‘snubbing the First Lady and the three Marcos children’.