Size Does Matter

[Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, mid-movie] He may have once been kind, but that was before Erebor fell. Now Thorin Oakenshield doesn’t have time for niceties, or sparing the hobbit’s feelings. Thorin looks at Bilbo’s puny arms, and hands that have never held a blade sharper than a …

Envy

[Gandalf, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, AU] It had taken him a while, but he could be very patient when he wanted to be. He’d not liked to admit it, but when he had first seen his old friend, he had been struck by a pang of envy. He had …

Taboo

  [Bilbo, Dwalin and Balin, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, mid-movie] ‘…she was my cousin on my mother’s side,’ Bilbo explained to a disinterested Dwalin and Balin as they sat huddled around the camp fire. As Balin threw a log onto the fire, Bilbo turned to Dwalin. ‘What about you, …

Addled

[Radagast the Brown, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, pre-movie] The others couldn’t understand. Saruman, especially, was very narrow minded about the whole thing. Little did they know. They thought he was so simple that he did not know the effect of the mushrooms on his brain. But once Radagast had …

DIY: Bathroom Revamp on a Budget

I’ve been wanting to redo the smallest bathroom in my house for a while now, mostly as a way to pass the time and also because, the way it is right now, the bathroom looks sucky. Here’s how I completely revamped my bathroom – on a budget. #DecorDIY #DIY #Cheap …

Aeroplane Cake!

I made this for someone in the Air Force who asked me for an aeroplane cake for their birthday. Now, I didn’t have the time – nor, to be frank, the skill – to replicate an actual aircraft in the Indian Air Force, so they had to make do with …