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Are French spelling changes a sign of the apocalypse?

In case you were wondering, a heavy dose of sarcasm was used when deciding on the title for this post… We may have some time to go yet before the apocalypse is upon us, but I think it’s fair to say that almost nobody likes change and that people love to overreact on social media. 662 more words

Cultural Differences

The Despair of Denethor

When Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli entered the halls of Théoden in Meduseld it was into a place of darkness. The throne chamber of Minas Tirith is not dark and stifling but cold and austere. 667 more words

J.R.R Tolkien

Because LotR was truly about preventing forest fires

 So I’ve been going to a Buddhist temple for a few weeks now as part of a service learning project for one of my classes. The very first time I went, there was this serious discussion about Engaged Buddhism. 135 more words

Light-Hearted Side

Gandalf Speaks of Stewards and Kings

Gandalf and Pippin are about to enter the Citadel and Gandalf gives Pippin a few last minute instructions.

“Leave quiet the matter of Frodo’s errand. I will deal with that in due time. 674 more words

J.R.R Tolkien

Legolas Greenleaf

Legolas Greenleaf of the Woodland Realm of Mirkwood,
Is of Sindarin heritage, and the only son of King Thranduil.
He represented the Elven race in the Fellowship of the Ring. 715 more words


His Name is Peregrin, a Very Valiant Man.

Thus declares Gandalf when challenged by the guards of the Rammas Echor, the defence that surrounds the fields of the Pelennor, the fertile farm lands that lie before the great city of Minas Tirith. 613 more words

J.R.R Tolkien