Category Archives: J. R. R. Tolkien

I’m going on an Adventure…

Here are two of my favourite quotes from two of my favourite fantasy series EVER. In Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time, every person is a ‘thread in the pattern’, meaning all have a part to play in what is happening … Continue reading

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Why I’m a Guardian of Ancora

So, the game is finally out. Scripture Union’s biggest project ever has been unveiled for anyone to play for free. Guardians of Ancora is a good game. If I had a tablet I’d play it on that but a smartphone will … Continue reading

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Pick up a book and join the adventure!

There are many great fantasy books. For me the best ones grip the reader, helping them lose themselves in that world to the point where they don’t want to put the book down until the end. It’s like they are going on … Continue reading

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Gandalf the Wise

A very good friend recently gave me this awesome quote in a frame. Preach it, Gandalf! Hobbits are simple folk compared to many, but each one is capable of great things, and all are capable of love. Maybe that is why … Continue reading

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Hobbits, dwarves and the children of Israel

Tolkien and Israel  I’ve been thinking about Tolkien’s work again recently. In the Bible, particularly the Old Testament, the Israelites get chance after chance to do things right and live God’s way,only to mess things up again, just when you’re … Continue reading

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Author Profile on Amazon

My Amazon Profile I was browsing on Amazon the other day at Brandon Sanderson’s books, and I noticed that all authors on Amazon can have their own profile on there. You can view mine here Not many copies of The … Continue reading

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The Children of Húrin

Valuing the Warning I’ve just finished reading this book by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by his son Christopher and with stunning illustrations by Alan Lee. A friend warned me ‘not to be in a dark place’ when I read it, and I can … Continue reading

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I Love a Good Book!

As the title says, I love a good book! I see the value in tablets and Kindles (my last book, Standing Firm, was an eBook) but for me you can’t beat the feel of a good physical book, not to … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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