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The green great Dragon

​When J. R. R. Tolkien was 7 years old, J. R. R. Tolkien wrote his first work of fiction, which a “green great Dragon”. Sadly, when his mother corrected him, and told him it was great green dragon, Tolkien was so discouraged that he put away his fledgling work, and didn’t try another attempt to write for many more years. 71 more words


A trip to Middle Earth

Serious JRR Tolkien fans should begin planning a visit to Oxford next summer for the groundbreaking exhibition Tolkien: Maker of Middle-Earth. The show, which will be created by the Bodleian Library, will explore the world of Tolkien’s literary imagination through the largest collection of manuscripts, maps, artwork, letters, and personal memorabilia ever gathered together in one place. 32 more words


A quote by Thorin Oakenshield

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”

– Thorin Oakenshield (the Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien)


There and Back Again: A Masters Tale Part 3

By Andrew Colman

Welcome to the third and final part of my Masters blog! If you haven’t , do read the previous two components I’ve written prior this one for context on what is occurring.   4,297 more words

Black Numenorean

The misty mountains cold lyrics

​Chapter: 1, page: 14-15

Far over The misty mountains cold

From dungeons deep, and caverns old

We must away ere break of day

To seek the pale enchanted gold.

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Why I Want... Peter Jackson to Direct Without a Big Budget

Peter Jackson was on the receiving end of so much hate after the shambles of The Hobbit trilogy. For a lot of people, The Hobbit films were similar in execution to the infamous Star Wars prequel trilogy. 930 more words