Passion of the Korean Martyrs:
- Saint Damian Nam Myong-hyok
- Saint Chong Kuk-bo Protasius
- Saint Kim Ob-I Magdalene
- Saint Kim A-gi Agatha
- Saint Han A-gi Barbara
Female, 23, Texas.
Creepy Christian book of the day: Puppets Go To Church (Found at Flashbak; For a related post, click here http://christiannightmares.tumblr.com/post/37221780891/gods-chosen-puppet-will-haunt-you-for-days-found)
Anne Boleyn’s miniature book of psalms, with a portrait of Henry VIII, via Bibliophilia on Twitter.
My first thought was, good heavens! The craftsmanship!
Henry VIII is beyond Behind the Henriad’s focus, but this will be an exception with the narrow pass that Shakespeare did write a play about him (but, interestingly, not about his father Henry VII).
… Tolkien’s own misadventures with his first automobile, purchased in 1932, were the source of some of Mr. Bliss’s escapades. Tolkien was known to accelerate across busy intersections crying out ‘Charge ‘em and they scatter!’ and once knocked down a stone wall during a family vacation.
Beyond The Hobbit, Janet Brennan Croft
I give you John “Road Rage” Tolkien
every time I forget why Tolkien is my favorite imaginary grandpa, I come across something like this
Scenic lunch in Segovia.
I can’t tell what my favorite part is, but it’s either
- scientists wasting budget and time to see if ants count their steps
- the idea to put ants on stilts
- there had to be a guy who made ant stilts and put them on the ants
- confused ants