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Give 'em Enough Rope

‘The fakir drew from under his knee a ball of grey twine. Taking the loose end between his teeth, he, with a quick upward motion, tossed the ball into the air. Instead of coming back to him, it kept on going up and up until out of sight and there remained only the long swaying end… [A] boy about six-years-old… walked over to the twine and began climbing up it……

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The Return of the King (but only after 25 minutes of infernal movie trailers)

The Return of the King (but only after 25 minutes of infernal movie trailers)Jerz’s LIteracy Weblog) My parents came to visit for a few days, so Leigh and I skipped out to see The Return of the King at a matinee. (We saw The Two Towers separately last year.) (*Spoilers*) Of course any cuts are painful; and I was particularly sad not to see Christopher Lee and Brad Dourif in…