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Words of Wisdom #15

“Still round the corner there may wait
A new road or a secret gate,
And tough I oft have passed them by,
A day will come at last when I…
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Words Of Wisdom

A Review of Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)

Spoilers ahead. 

Warcraft: The Beginning.

Warcraft: The Beginning was released in the UK yesterday, and I went in with a sensible level of optimism, being familiar with the terrible track record of the ‘video game to film adaptation’ genre. 1,219 more words



Hiraeth: (n.), a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the lost places of your past. 6 more words

My Short Stories

Tuesdays with Tolkien: Put No Trust in Shifting Visions

In Middle-earth, there are various ways of seeing things far away both in distance and in time – the palantíri and Galadriel’s Mirror, to name two. 633 more words


A tale to tell

Casual Raiders, a tale to tell,
Sound the alarm, ring the bell,

We started with an idea, a vision,
A true kinship of people, without division, … 74 more words


Down, Down, Down in Goblin Town!

Doing something else:

The 20 goblins from The Hobbit: Escape from Goblin Town game set. These were fun to do.


all are different from one another. 52 more words

Polystyrene Plastic

Review: Lud-in-the-Mist

“There’s no bogey from over the hills that scares one like Time.”

Hope Mirlees

Lud-in-the-Mist is a recently rediscovered example of a tradition of English fantasy comprehensively overwritten by Tolkien and Lewis’ Christian-allegorical epics, and so it seems a shame to write about it only with regards to those works. 573 more words