Category: Rants

A window into a fantastical world 4

Why did you call this blog “The Tolkienist”?

There are a number of obvious reasons to this. First of all, any website would do well in chosing a decent name. I could have called it but that wouldn’t be easy to...

A bridge in Oxfordshire. (c) Marcel Aubron-Bülles 7

75 reasons: Paul Vigor

Walking Through Wilderland: An English archaeological landscape investigation Why read JRR Tolkien’s book The Hobbit, before watching Peter Jackson’s film? Well, speaking as an English historian and post-medieval archaeological landscape investigator, I consider The...