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May 012018

A Trip to the Baby & the Bird

Dr Stuart Lee is a lecturer at Merton Collage in Oxford, who has written several books on J.R.R. Tolkien, visits The Eagle and the Child and discusses the 1968 BBC Interview with Professor Tolkien.

“Most notably because it was here that Lewis and Tolkien read extracts from their books.” ~ Dr Stuart Lee Lay your staff here for more »

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Apr 302018

Vintage Van Art

Nothing says 1970s like a custom van, with a paint job featuring whatever cool thing you were into at the time and Middle-earth was no exception!

“In the 1970s, many van owners took their shaggin’ wagons seriously and tricked them out to the limit: Big shiny sidepipes with mellow sound, plush interior carpeting for maximum fornication, duals to amp up the horsepower and perhaps most importantly, the artwork on the sides.” ~ Flashbak.com Lay your staff here for more »

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Apr 252018

Update 22 Musical Soundtrack

Composer Bill Champagnc’s Legacy of the Necromancer, which is the musical soundtrack to Update 22 which takes place in Mirkwood in the ‘Strongholds of the North.’

“Battle under the trees in Mirkwood. Thranduil reples the forces of Dol Guldur. Second assault on Lorian.” J.R.R. Tolkien LOTR Appendices. Lay your staff here for more »

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Apr 242018

The very first story set in Middle-earth!

The story of The Fall of Gondolin was first written by Tolkien as he conveleseased in Hospital after the Battle of Somme, sometime around the end of 1916, over one hundred years ago.

“Lo, it stands fair to see and very clear, and its towers prick the heavens above the Hill of Watch in the midmost plain.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien Lay your staff here for more »

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Apr 242018

Our Mordor page devoted to the new book

With The Fall of Gondolin coming this summer, we wanted to offer a page devoted to all things Gondolin, with links and content about the book’s release as new information becomes available.

“Thus it was in Gondolin; and amid all the bliss of that realm, while its glory lasted, a dark seed of evil was sown.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion Lay your staff here for more »

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Apr 242018

Artist Luis Teixeira

Morgoth’s dragons besieged the white city of Gondolin, long hidden from the Dark Lord, but which ultimately fell to his vast armies.

“The Fire-drake of Gondolin, also called the Beast of Gondolin, was a dragon who participated during the Fall of Gondolin.”  ~ LOTR-Wiki Lay your staff here for more »

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