Tag Archives: Middle Earth

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

The weather is unusually settled here. The garden water tubs are nearly empty. What is going on, this is Yorkshire…. Settled

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Lord of the Rings Online Fifteen Years Down the Road — The Ancient Gaming Noob

  It has been fifteen years since the journey to Mordor began in Turbine’s Lord of the Rings Online, and it has been a journey of both highs and lows.   Lord of the Rings Online Fifteen Years Down the … Continue reading

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Nerd Cookies – Featured Vlogger of the Week – March 16, 2022

I chose Nerd Cookies: https://m.youtube.com/c/NerdCookies/ as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week.  The YouTube channel has 92.8K subscribers; 279 videos; Joined Nov 26, 2019; 15,424,637 views  About page:  https://m.youtube.com/c/NerdCookies/about Description: In-depth analysis and coverage of new and old Science Fiction and … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings Amazon Prime TV Series News and FIRST LOOK Breakdown – Nerd Cookies YouTube

Direct link: Lord of the Rings Amazon Prime TV Series News and FIRST LOOK Breakdown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtZtWuqZNk8 (around 8:06 minutes long)

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The Rings of Power: What We Know From the Trailer — Traveling in Books

The teaser trailer for Amazon Prime’s upcoming show The Rings of Power (due out September 2) premiered during the Super Bowl on Sunday night, and as of this writing, the not-quite-minute-long teaser has been viewed nearly 19 million times and … Continue reading

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Bloganuary: Gandalf quote — In my world

Day 22. There are so many good quotes out there, so it isn’t easy to know what the favourite one could be. Being a big fan of the Lord of the Rings movies, many of the quotes, there are my … Continue reading

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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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