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Where is home?

“Home is behind, the world ahead, and there are many paths to tread through shadows to the edge of night, until the stars are all alight” – J.R.R. Tolkien

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27 thoughts on “Where is home?”

  1. Thanks for dropping by to visit Willy Nilly and deciding to follow along. I see you have a taste for adventure and this quote eloquently points to the the voice that spurs us on to solve that great mystery. What is out there? Will I find it in time? I hope to read much more about your travels here.

  2. Beautiful quote! Thanks for stopping by my site. I just started exploring the possibility of traveling full-time and writing about it but haven’t been brave enough to make the jump. I look forward to reading your adventures and following suit!

  3. Thank you for following me and I can see I’m going to enjoy following you (with the caveat that neither of us are stalkers) :)

  4. Heya terrific blog! Does running a blog like this require a lot of work?
    I’ve virtually no expertise in computer programming
    but I had been hoping to start my own blog in the near future.
    Anyway, should you have any ideas or techniques for new blog owners please share.
    I know this is off subject nevertheless I just needed to
    ask. Thanks!

    1. It was taken flying over the alps. I can never understand how people with window seats can sit there on their phone and tablets on short haul flights when the window shows so much more!

    1. I was fortunate enough to be brought up in and around Oxford but I still failed to notice that one of my best friends from the age of 3 lived in a house called Rivendell until my husband commented ‘lovely name for a house’ and I replied ‘oh yes, that’s Katie Tolkiens house …’ Her father is John, nephew of the great man. :)

  5. Perfect quote for your blog theme. Interesting in that I traveled to Europe in my twenties and discovered I really don’t like traveling much at all. Must be part Hobbit. I do enjoy learning about other lands through travelogs, books, and blogs. Let me know when you get to Scotland–my ancestral land, particularly the Isle of Skye.
    Blue Skies,
    C. Muse

    1. Thanks for this, I am very curious though, as I know its a common thing, but what was it that you didn’t like about travelling. Also Scotland is one of the most gorgeous places on this planet. Not so much a hidden gem, but a peaceful paradise (excusing the rain).

      1. I really like the comfort of my familiar about me: clothing choices (suitcases are limiting), language (freely communicating is important), my bed (I love my bed, especially my pillow), and are just a few. Plus I found Europe very claustrophobic, the way the cities are packed in so tight with so many people. Ar least I did experience some traveling so I don’t have regrets later on!

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