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Hobbit Day & Tolkien Week!

If you think of September as a month that brings an end to the joys of summer, I’d say you’re right (if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, that is). 195 more words

J. R. R. Tolkien

This Day in the Secret History: September 21, 2014

SECRET HISTORY: Originally, secret histories were designed as non-fictional, revealing or claiming to reveal the truth behind the “spin”: one such example is the… 524 more words


Inside The Barrow

When my friend Peter suggested we visit his family in West Mersea (that’s England for those who don’t know it), one of the incentives was that there was a Roman barrow near his home. 640 more words

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

O Que Eu Estou Lendo?: A Sociedade do Anel - J. R. R. Tolkien

Gente, quem nunca leu O Senhor dos Anéis? Eu. E acho que isso não é tão raro. Raro mesmo é encontrar alguém que não tenha visto os filmes e essa pessoa que vos fala também se encaixa nessa espécie rara de indivíduo. 187 more words

10 Stone Dwellings That Will Rock Your World

When we think of a cave, the first thought that presents itself is darkness. This is immediately followed, in our imagination, by impressions of cold and humid spaces full of insects and arachnids. 1,126 more words

Weird Stuff

A Word on the Desolation of Smaug - Extended Edition Trailer

The blu-ray for the extended edition of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug comes out November 4th in the United States. My copy will hopefully arrive that day but in the meantime here’s a trailer that offer two major bits that got axed from the theatrical edition. 418 more words