Christopher Tolkien resigns from Tolkien Estate

​Sometimes, when something good happens, something bad happens. A "Lord of the rings" TV series, that's a good thing. The bad thing, is that Christopher Tolkien, son and literary heir of J. R. R. Tolkien, has resigned from the Tolkien Estate. Christopher is 93 years old, and he has edited and published one of his … Continue reading Christopher Tolkien resigns from Tolkien Estate

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Old Toby; Pipe for  Hobbit? Or, concerning Pipe-weed

Caution! This post contains long texts. You have been warned. When I first watched the fellowship of the ring, when Bilbo said, Old Toby. The finest weed in southfarthing. I always thought he was talking about Gandalf's pipe, for some reason, as if It had a nickname. Then we hear Gandalf telling Radagast the brown … Continue reading Old Toby; Pipe for  Hobbit? Or, concerning Pipe-weed