Tag 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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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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When we Need Carrying

I love this picture. It was one of my favourite Christmas presents, made and given by some very creative people. On one level it’s just a LEGO man in a frame, but because I love The Lord of The Rings … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

I went to see The Hobbit yesterday for the first time and really enjoyed it. It’s one of my favourite books ever (I’ve read it more than the Lord of the Rings and that is saying something!) and I guess … Continue reading

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