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Things that make you go – ah!

I found this little book in Adventure Book in Oamaru and was going to save it for the trip home but I knew it would be ok to start. Tolkien in his scholarly form tends to be… hmmmm… dense reading? … Continue reading

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Words from Tolkien

Where will wants not, a way opens. — J.R.R. Tolkien and this perenniel beacon: 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 … Continue reading

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From the Quote Box – LotR

[Arwen] took a white gem like a star that lay upon her breast hanging on a silver chain, and she set the chain about Frodo’s neck. “When the memory of the fear and the darkness troubles you,” she said, “this … Continue reading

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The Fight Against Evil

never ending. 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 … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday J.R.R. Tolkien

For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach. — J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King. Continue reading

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