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Selfless Samwise

I am a latecomer to The Lord of the Rings, but I can now say that I unapologetically join the ranks of those who are passionately in love with this tale.   312 more words

Learning Together

Translating Tolkien: Language and Literature

When J.R.R. Tolkien was creating Middle Earth, he decided to build his world upon language. He used his knowledge as a philologist and his familiarity with over twenty languages to create unique languages for his races, and then to craft each people’s stories around those languages. 348 more words


Como el oro caen las hojas en el viento

¡Ah! ¡Como el oro caen las hojas en el viento,

e innumerables como las alas de los árboles son los años!

los años han pasado como sorbos rápidos…

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...Go Ever On and On

Happy Tolkien Reading Day, my fellow bookworms and nerds!

I know, it’s another incredibly specific, random holiday, but I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to celebrate a holiday inspired  by one of my favorite authors. 198 more words


Celebrating Tolkien Reading Day!

(P.S. Fake pipe – I do not smoke. The intriguing expression is real though …)

Celebrating Tolkien and His Timeless Works

On the 25th of March, Year 3019 of the Third Age, the One Ring was destroyed… 339 more words

The Hobbit

Speak Friend and Read Tolkien

Happy Tolkien Reading Day! Today is the day to celebrate with your favorite passages and works by the late and great J. R. R. Tolkien. 915 more words

Discussing 3 memorable quotations from J. R. R Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings'

With it being ‘Tolkien Reading Day’ today, it’s a good time to post something Tolkien-related.  I was once asked to suggest my favourite quotations from… 1,166 more words

Earth And Oak