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


Wargs are small?

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?

Approaching Tolkien: ‘The Silmarillion’

A Tolkienist's Perspective

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(Above: This is my last attempt in trying something like this … I promise!)

– The ultimate reading experience

This is the real deal. Forget what you’ve read in ‘The Hobbit’ or ‘The Lord of the Rings’ (actually, it would be wise to remember severything), cleanse your mind of any thoughts, sit down and start (or try) reading ‘The Silmarillon’

Complicated book, complicated (and long) blog post.

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