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morethanphotography:Stained Glass by skifast25Then the hurrying…


Stained Glass by skifast25

Then the hurrying water of the Forest River swept all the company of casks and tubs away to the north bank, in which it had eaten out a wide bay. This had a shingly shore under hanging banks and was walled at the eastern end by a little jutting cape of hard rock.
– The Hobbit, Chapter 9, Barrels Out Of Bond

morethanphotography:Stained Glass by skifast25Then the hurrying…

sublim-ature:Fairy Glen, WalesCraig McCormick Weren’t the…


Fairy Glen, Wales
Craig McCormick

Weren’t the Dwarves lucky they were not caught in the water deficient autumn/winter season? Would have been tough to barrel-ride their way to freedom (Follow-up to this)

sublim-ature:Fairy Glen, WalesCraig McCormick

Weren’t the…

tulipnight:Fairy Glen II by James Hastie on Flickr. “Out they…


Fairy Glen II by James Hastie on Flickr.

“Out they went under the overhanging branches of the trees on either bank. Bilbo wondered what the dwarves were feeling and whether a lot of water was getting into their tubs. Some of those that bobbed along by him in the gloom seemed pretty low in the water, and he guessed that these had dwarves inside.”
– Chapter 9: Barrels Out of Bond, The Hobbit

Atop his barrel somehow and managing a peek backwards, I rather imagined this is what greeted Bilbo’s eyes.

tulipnight:Fairy Glen II by James Hastie on Flickr.
“Out they…