I have been feeling a lot like Frodo the hobbit (from the Lord of the Rings) lately; specifically, at the point in “the Fellowship of the Ring” (in either the book or movie) when he, after great difficulties, has carried the evil magic ring from his home village, the Shire, to Rivendell, the home of the elf lord Elrond. 1,386 more words
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Last week I regaled you with my whirlwind tour of New Zealand’s northern island. I had an emotional experience at Hobbiton, marvelled at the geothermic wonders of Rotorua, lost myself on a country road on our way to New Plymouth, and spent much of my time trekking up the insanely steep hills of Wellington. 2,018 more words
This Lord of the Rings-inspired hidden door won’t take you to middle-earth, but a basement movie theater instead!
In J.R.R. Tolkein’s “Lord of the Rings,” the Doors of Durin (also known as West-gate of Moria) were built in the dark cliffs of Silvertine Mountain and protected the great Dwarvencity of Khazad-dûm. 315 more words
The game: Sutton United v. Bromley.
The ground: The Borough Sports Ground.
The conditions: frostbitten. I am typing this with my last remaining finger.
It was a cold, cold Tuesday evening in Sutton, and I was bumping, jolting and rattling my way down Gander Green Lane on the chilly 413 bus. 1,259 more words