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A Thought

I had a thought yesterday afternoon. A very interesting and thought provoking one.

It was stemmed from reading the article about If LOTR Races Were Writers and then later on writing my story story If Tolkien Was your Headmaster which you can read on this blog. 89 more words


If Tolkien was your headmaster

Imagine you are attending a school for writers and editors. A school located in the beautiful Scottish highlands with rolling hills, dense forests with gigantic trees, and crystal clear lakes as your backyard.

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Friday is for Beauty Theme: My Favorite English City, Oxford

I had the great privilege of living in the United Kingdom for 14 months. I actually lived in Lincoln which is located in Lincolnshire county in the middle of the country. 88 more words


Love “Game of Thrones?” Thank “unfashionable” Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, who went against the grain and conquered pop culture (via Instapaper.)

“The Inklings were different. They clung by their fingernails to the past, to old languages and old books and old-school habits and values. They could be cranky geezers — beer drinkers who wore tweed, refused to admit women to their ranks and recited Anglo-Saxon poetry for fun. 331 more words

Joshua Macdougall

For anyone remotely interested in J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, the Inklings, or anyone who simply loves a fireside, a comfortable chair, good friends seated around, and a good cigar.

The Inklings