The Other Livvy

#112: Chub

‘Alive without breath,
As cold as death;
Never thirsty, ever drinking,
All in mail never clinking.’
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

I have said before that I am oddly fascinated with taxidermy, and I think this fish is the reason why.

It was caught by my great-grandfather. A simple chub that has now lived in my family for four generations. And I think that’s kind of amazing…

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