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The Road goes ever on and on …

When Bilbo finally heads off for Rivendell after his ‘Long-expected Party’ he sings this song: The Road goes ever on and on, Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road...

Map of Middle-earth. (c) Amazon Prime et al. 0

“You know nothing, Jon Sauron!”

A major cast announcement by the team of Lord of the Rings on Prime has Tolkien fandom in a kerfuffle. However, no new information has become available on the actual storyline to be presented...

Sarehole Mill, Birmingham 0

Tolkien 2019 in Birmingham, Day 3, a report

The Tolkien Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a party of special magnificence: Tolkien 2019 is happening in Birmingham from August 7 – 11, 2019, and I have the honour and pleasure of...

New Street 86, Birmingham, where Hilary Tolkien worked in 1912 0

Tolkien 2019 in Birmingham: day 2, a report

The Tolkien Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a party of special magnificence: Tolkien 2019 is happening in Birmingham from August 7 – 11, 2019, and I have the honour and pleasure of...

Art Show at Medicine & Baker Gallery, Birmingham, for Tolkien 2019 0

Tolkien 2019 in Birmingham: day 1, a report

The Tolkien Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a party of special magnificence: Tolkien 2019 is happening in Birmingham from August 7 – 11, 2019, and I have the honour and pleasure of...