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
I remember a part of the text in the fellowship of the ring, Through the throat of one huge leader Aragorn passed his sword with a thrust; with a great sweep Boromir heard the head off another. Fellowship of the ring, book 2, chapter 4, Page 335-336 Does that mean Wargs are actually smaller than … Continue reading Wargs are small?
Yesterday was the first Hobbit day I ever celebrated! Yesterday marked Frodo and Bilbo Baggins birthday, and the day Bilbo left the shire to live in Rivendell, and Frodo obtained the ring, and Gandalf left to do a "little" research on Frodo's ring. Although on Tolkien reading day, my plan for Hobbit day was to: … Continue reading Happy Hobbit Day!
Yesterday, The Silmarillion turned 40! Wow! When J. R. R. Tolkien died, the Silmarillion was still unfinished. But then Christopher Tolkien, His son, finished the Silmarillion. Thanks to this wonderful book, such wonderful stories such as Beren and Luthien and Children of Hurin have been published and loved. Happy Belated birthday, The Silmarillion. Now, what … Continue reading Happy birthday, Silmarillion!
As you all know, I am a huge Tolkien fan. So I follow the Hobbit tag on my reader, and I came across a post from GlorytoGodAlone. It is a picture of Thorin Oakenshield, and a quote he said while he was dying. I can't reblog on my kindle, so I just copied the image. Here it is: … Continue reading Song over gold
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPNeDeBeRws James from A tolkienist's perspective made a new video today! He updated his collection and is showing not only his Tolkien collection, but his C. S. Lewis collection, his Sherlock Holmes collection, and his Harry Potter collection. I hated the Harry Potter collection because unlike most people, me and my family disapprove of Harry … Continue reading A tolkienist’s perspective: My Tolkien | Harry Potter | CS Lewis | Sherlock Holmes collection!
All that is good does on glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the first. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall be spring; Renewed shall blade that was broken: The crownless again … Continue reading Renewed shall Blade that was broken…