“Some days are brambles, some days are extra dessert.” Jane Joplin, Hobbit of Chetwood
Here below are the notes* Samwise Gamgee took along the journey. (Based “Flight to the Ford,” The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien and The Atlas of Middle Earth by Karen Fonstad).
THE JOURNAL OF SAMWISE GAMGEE
Oct. 8 – Day 16 (2nd from Weathertop): 19 miles
Photo by Picmonkey.
Today we traveled in brambles, hid from those Riders and camped in brambles. The herb Strider found — Athelas he called it — is helping Mr. Frodo some but he’s growing sicker by the hour.
From: “The Journal of Samwise Gamgee, 23 Sept – 20 Oct, 3018.
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Feature Photo by Jill Wellington, Pixabay
*This journal is a fanfiction creation by Niki Flow, based the beautiful works of J.R.R. Tolkien; on the meticulous milestone-marker notes in The Atlas of Middle Earth by Karen Fonstad and on the Eowyn Challenge website:
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