We’re in the middle of a drought, and I can’t do any yardwork because it keeps raining. Go figure…
Stephen Oppenheimer, author of the controversial Eden in the East (Amazon US and UK), says that peoples of the British Isles arrived from Spain some 16,000 years ago. His new book The Origins of the British is available from Amazon US and UK.
The ancient Romans and Greeks had their own type of Guinness Book of Records, with selections such as the longest sex marathon and the most expensive slave (unrelated entries…I think).
Forget the Battle of the Black Gate of Mordor…this hobbit war just keeps getting bigger and bigger.