Welcome to Marlinspike Hall, ancestral home of the Haddock Clan, the creation of Belgian cartoonist Hergé.
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Monday, September 2, 2013
despite the current extreme funkiness of our world weather patterns, which have left some of us tired of rain, no one, i believe, denies the calming, trustworthy, mildly wild nature of the sound of falling rain. it means something to us. it's -- at least -- permission to be set apart; it's -- at least -- permission to share shelter, be it a tent or a worn quilt.