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Hobbits forced to begin wearing shoes after Lego store opens in Shire — bluebird of bitterness

HOBBITON—Hobbits throughout The Shire began wearing shoes last week after the opening of a new Lego Store in the town of Stock, just east of the Brandywine River. Though Hobbits have hairy rugged feet that can withstand the harshest of … Continue reading

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Want to learn a language? Ask J. R. R. Tolkien how. — Middle-earth Reflections

J. R. R. Tolkien was a gifted philologist. His philological interests, according to the Professor himself, were largely scientific, and that shows clearly in his own literary work. Just a read through The History of Middle-earth with its linguistic bits, … Continue reading

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Viggo Mortensen reveals which actor he replaced in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy: ‘I felt awkward’ – Yahoo! Entertainment December 17, 2021

I saw this today on Yahoo! Entertainment – Viggo Mortensen reveals which actor he replaced in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy: ‘I felt awkward’: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/viggo-mortensen-lord-of-the-rings-fellowship-of-the-ring-stuart-townsend-elijah-wood-191855896.html. Longer article. Ethan Alter and Kevin Polowy December 17, 2021 It’s hard to imagine any other … Continue reading

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Hardest Poetry Book You’ll Ever Read (Probably) — A Tolkienist’s Perspective

Well, it’s that exciting time again when I can announce the release of a new publication! 😀 Hardest Poetry Book You’ll Ever Read (Probably)

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Rohan terrain bundle — Scent of a Gamer

Games Workshop have announced a new range of Battleforces – basically intended to be complete armies in a box for their Warhammer 40,000 or Age of Sigmar game systems. Hidden away below these splashy releases was an interesting terrain bundle … Continue reading

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Cobwebs — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

It’s that autumnal time of year for cobwebs. The local world is covered in them. Definitely another great reason to go outside. That one is almost good enough to play tennis with. Cobwebs

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Tree — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

That’s a tree that deserves to be in a Lord of the Rings story. So does this mushroom. Tree

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Climbing the misty mountain — In my world

I don’t mean the misty mountain in ‘The Hobbit’. It’s the misty mountain of life. I feel like I’m walking in a mist, and I don’t know where I’m going. I thought it was getting clearer, but it’s just getting … Continue reading

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The last Easterlings — Scent of a Gamer

I’m confident these are now the last Easterling models in my collection: With these now painted, the range is complete. A lot of the last couple of model trays are going to be like this – me finding the last … Continue reading

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The LOTRO Fate of Gundabad Expansion Targets November 10th Launch — The Ancient Gaming Noob

  SSG has announced the date for the next Lord of the Rings Online expansion, Fate of Gundabad, which is set to go on November 10th, 2021.   The LOTRO Fate of Gundabad Expansion Targets November 10th Launch

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