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Sustained by a Longing for Beauty

“The wizard leapt upon the horse’s back. Aragorn lifted Pippin and set him in Gandalf’s arms, wrapped in cloak and blanket.

‘Farewell! Follow fast!’ cried Gandalf. 580 more words


Happy Birthday J R R Tolkien!

Born on 3rd January, 1892, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien is the father of Middle Earth (in case you didn’t know already!).

Today would have been Professor Tolkien’s 123rd birthday, and I am sure it would have been a party of special magnificence! 89 more words


Tolkien and I.

I think it was some time in 1999 that I first happened upon Tolkien. I had gone to visit my cousin and had found a copy of  840 more words

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