Monthly Archives: March 2015

UK Spring Hike: Gomshall to Guildford

Last spring I went on a hike from Gomshall to Guildford, along the South Downs but a fairly flat gradient – definitely a more relaxing hike, with pleasant scenery and passing quaint villages and farmsteads on the way.  I used … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking, Nature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to shut Down Tolkien: By Brandon Rhodes

A friend sent me this fantastic presentation by Brandon Rhodes! It’s great viewing for anyone who loves Tolkien’s work, and would like to know more about the process, hard work, motivation and discussions that went into his writings.

Posted in Tolkien | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Memorable quotations from the Lord of the Rings (not the obvious ones…)

With it being ‘Tolkien Reading Day’ today, it’s a good time to post something Tolkien-related.  

Posted in Tolkien | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Tribute to Nostalgia and Childhood Cartoons: Mysterious Cities of Gold

There are many good things in life that make you feel content and happy.  One of those is nostalgic memories – a warm feeling that cannot fail to put a smile on your face 🙂

Posted in Mysterious Cities of Gold | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments