You asked for it … you’ve got it!
Given that we’re just 1 week away from celebrating this blog’s four-year anniversary (unbelievable), I’ve decided to re-do the book collection video I posted on my YouTube channel over a year ago. Continue reading
To me there’s only one fantasy world where I feel most at home. Middle-earth was, and will remain my primary destination for the tired mind and heart that long to seek solace and comfort from the real world. Continue reading
On my first few readings of The Hobbit I paid no attention to the possible connection between the Lord of the Eagles, who rescues the Hobbit and the Dwarves from a fiery forest, and Gwaihir, the Eagle who saves Gandalf three times in The Lord of the Rings.
Yet, the more I read the books, the more I found it unquestionable that the creature was one and the same in both stories. Continue reading
With just under three weeks to go before the release of the publication of Beren and Lúthien, I thought I’d write a quick post about my thoughts on the oft mentioned couple and their place within the Tolkien legendarium. Continue reading
It happened … again.
It’s been ages since I’ve seen any films from both Middle-earth trilogies and I’m starting to experience some side-effects from it.
Today I happened to come across the ‘Ironfoot’ track from The Battle of the Five Armies soundtrack. It brought back some strong feelings of nostalgia for The Hobbit. Continue reading
The sun has risen on yet another 25th of March, and that means it’s the start of Tolkien Reading Day!
This day, marking the destruction of the One Ring in The Lord of the Rings, is meant to praise the author’s works and encourage people to read Tolkien by quoting favourite passages.
Besides being a prolific writer, J.R.R. Tolkien was also quite the poet. I’ve mentioned numerous times my love for his poetry and, instead of focusing on the more popular and praised Middle-earth works, today I’ve decided to provide you with four beautiful extracts of these metrical compositions. Continue reading
This week’s post features a fascinating video sent over by Charlie.
It’s an informative video essay that delves into the relevance and importance of nature in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Continue reading