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Telkom's interpretation of ....

… ‘The Two Towers’. (See: ‘Lord of the rings’ – JRR Tolkien)


Tolkien's Ceremonial Heroism

What most distinguishes a warrior from a great killing machine is an instinct for ceremony. Diomedes and Ajax have a gift for slaughter, but only Achilles, as he sends off Patroclus and the Myrmidons to fight, will perform a spontaneous ritual prayer: 2,511 more words

Update on My Last Update

Now, when I wrote that last update, I had every intention of following through with my promise to read, and review the first Lord of the Rings book.  418 more words


My BFF and me

Today I started reading my first J.R.R. Tolkien book. Tales from the Perilous Realm. While starting the book, my BFF decided to snuggle up behind me o. 32 more words

A Day In The Life

Fifty-One Tales

I have heard a lot about Lord Dunsany and how he was a major influence on the fantasy writers who came after him. And while I’ve have¬† 348 more words


Tolkien Fan

“Tall ships and tall kings

Three times three

What brought they from the foundered land

Over the flowing sea?

Seven stars and seven stones

And one white tree”

– Tolkien