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Here I go...

And so, in the midst of the final weeks before my dissertation hand in, I have reached, what I am calling, a final year ‘crisis’. I sure I’m not alone: drowning in feels, struggling to remember why I am doing this degree, or why I need to write this dissertation. 328 more words


Expect 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' this December ... plus, DOS EE!

Peter Jackson announces Hobbit 3′s altered title

Forget The Hobbit: Into the Fire; the third film will be renamed The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies… 266 more words

The Films

Peter Jackson Changes Title of Third 'The Hobbit' Film

Film Director Peter Jackson has used his Facebook page to announce that a decision has been made to change the title of the third and final film of his ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy from ‘There and Back Again’ to “The Battle of the Five Armies”. 610 more words


Out With the Old and in With the New?

(C.S. Lewis) (Photo credit http://www.movieguide.org)

It would appear, in regards to writing that that is just how things seem to be.  Now just wait before you refute that first sentence.   573 more words

The World Of Montairyus

Further Study on Tolkien

Humphrey Carpenter’s writing in J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography continues to provide me with the information I have been looking forward to. Every time I open my book I love turning the pages and seeing what I can learn next. 213 more words


Earendil Was a Mariner and Elves are Still Dicks

After Frodo met up with Bilbo in Rivendell, they had a little chat and he discovered that Strider and Bilbo were friends. Not only that, we were introduced to the term “Dunadan,” which means Numenorean. 894 more words

Deck Building 101: Exploring Tri Sphere (Elves of Rivendell)

In a past series of Deck Building 101 articles, I investigated mono-sphere decks at length, outlining potential builds for each of the four spheres. In many ways, mono decks are the easiest to build, as you don’t have to worry about balancing spheres and resources within your deck and among your heroes. 4,651 more words

Lord Of The Rings