Blog Posts - Tolkien



The Poet: J.R.R. Tolkien, "I Sit And Think"

"I Sit And Think"“I sit beside the fire and think Of all that I have seen,Of meadow flowers and butterfliesIn summers that have been.Of yellow leaves and gossamerIn autumns that there were,With morning mist and silver sunAnd wind upon my hair.
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Sep 1, 2016

ERB Weekly Digest – Dorothy Day, J.R.R. Tolkien, Film Adaptations, Jesmyn Ward – August 12, 2016

    10 Recommended Books that Will Be Released as Movies in 2016 (Shusaku Endo, J.K. Rowling, Lewis Carroll, MORE)    Get Dorothy Day’s classic autobiography, The Long Loneliness, for only $2.45 on Kindle! [ Get your copy now! ]...
by The Englewood Review of Books on Aug 12, 2016

Unread Books - Tolkien 2016

After the past several years of running a mixed Unread Books list on my blog, last year I broke it down into categories. I'm doing the same thing this year, albeit a bit later in the year. Maybe it'll make it easier to keep the lists updated - and t...
by All Booked Up on Aug 4, 2016

The Poet: J. R. R. Tolkien"The Road"

"The Road""The Road goes ever on and onDown from the door where it began.Now far ahead the Road has gone,And I must follow, if I can,Pursuing it with eager feet,Until it joins some larger wayWhere many paths and errands meet.And whither then? I canno...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jul 10, 2016

"It Is Not Our Part..."; "For This Is What We Do..."

"It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till."- J.R.R. To...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jun 30, 2016

Book The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

Book The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien – Still the same as the hobbit but in a different series, basically the hobbit has several series one of which is the ruler of..
by Best Novel Review on Jun 26, 2016

The Hobbit (Enhanced Edition) by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Hobbit (Enhanced Edition) by J. R. R. Tolkien – An adventure genre that plays a lot of dwarves with one person as the leader and the other magicians. This book is a background with..
by Best Novel Review on Jun 26, 2016

A Journey to the Shire: The Land of Hobbits

Short as it may be, my five-day New Zealand trip has taken me to Middle Earth (Hobbiton), made popular in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit novels and movies; the Living Earth (Rotorua), where geysers abound; and the Under Earth (Waitomo), the ma...
by First-time Travels on Jun 17, 2016

The most beautiful villages in Romania you must visit

A list of some of the most beautiful villages in Romania,  from the stories of friends and colleagues, Holiday editorial. So if you’re planning a weekend getaway and do not know what destination to choose, inspire yourself from the list belo...
by We care about your travel on Jun 7, 2016

The most beautiful villages in Romania you must visit

A list of some of the most beautiful villages in Romania,  from the stories of friends and colleagues, Holiday editorial. So if you’re planning a weekend getaway and do not know what destination to choose, inspire yourself from the list belo...
by We care about your travel on Jun 7, 2016

The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien – A book by that originated from the imagination that tells about the war. The book is authored by J.R.R.Tolkien who is also the author of the hobbit. This..
by Best Novel Review on Jun 1, 2016

The Hobbit film trilogy is humorously retold in just 3 minutes in the new TL;DW.

In the new episode of TL;DW (Too Long; Didn't Watch), Mashable tells the whole story of The Hobbit film trilogy in just 3 minutes! That's right. Get caught up on the whole trilogy in just 3 minutes with this funny funny."Each episode features a mix o...
by Realm Beyond Sight on May 5, 2016

The Lost Christians of America

If you underwent any sort of Christian religious conversion, you probably took few breaths as a new, spiritual babe in the kingdom of God before you were plonked on a pew to begin absorbing all you need to know to … Continue reading →...
by Middle Aged Plague on May 5, 2016

The Tolkien Collection, 2016 Version

Back in 2011, Anassa gave me the idea to take out my Tolkien books and stack them up on the table. Made for a rather impressive pile too. The table then seated four. Now, it takes one side of a snooker table to display the collection. The last few ye...
by All Booked Up on May 4, 2016

Tolkien's Annotated Map of Middle-Earth

I've seen a couple of articles this morning about the map of Middle-Earth that J.R.R. Tolkien annotated, including this one over at IO9. It's definitely neat, but I really hope that someday soon there will be a large-scale print version (preferably w...
by All Booked Up on May 4, 2016

Epic Rap Battles of History - J. R. R. Tolkien vs George R. R. Martin!

Epic Rap Battles of History is back! Season 5 kicks off with an amazing battle between authors J.R.R Tolkien (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit) and George R.R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire aka "Game of Thrones"). This was a hell of a return f...
by Realm Beyond Sight on May 3, 2016

Link from The Legend of Zelda takes a wrong turn and winds up in Mordor and Bikini Bottom in this great art set.

Check out these fun art pieces from Kris Wimberly that feature Link from Nintendo's hit video game franchise The Legend of Zelda getting a little lost while trying to navigate using his map. The set of photos is titled "Wrong Turn" and show off our h...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Apr 7, 2016

The Legend of Zelda's Link takes a wrong turn and winds up in Mordor and Bikini Bottom in this great art set.

Check out these fun art pieces from Kris Wimberly that feature Link from Nintendo's hit video game franchise The Legend of Zelda getting a little lost while trying to navigate using his map. The set of photos is titled "Wrong Turn" and show off our h...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Apr 7, 2016

Almost Missed It ~ National Tolkien Reading Day

Well, it’s already over in places like Tbilisi, Georgia or Melbourne, Australia but, for most of my readers, it’s time to CELEBRATE !!  And, I got tipped off while doing my Google News scan with an article on NJ.com—“New Jer...
by Notes from An Alien on Mar 25, 2016

The Philosopher’s Lexicon: Eschatology

Welcome back to The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common philosophical vocabulary, hopefully transforming these words from useless jargon into meaningful terms. My secondary goal is to highlight how contentiou...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Mar 4, 2016


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