A Hobbit's Tales


"Does it go much further?" - Merry Mae Govannen! Welcome to my blog! To view the upcoming and present post series, please visit "The Library of Minas Tirith."

  • 05/22/2018 01:28 PM

Finally! Here I am with the long-promised riddles for this, our second riddle game! Sorry for the delay - I am sure that all of you expected them here sooner! ;) Anyhow, as before, this is a game of riddles. This time, however, I will list the steps to answering for complete clarity...

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  • 05/12/2018 11:17 AM

I HAVE BEEN TAGGED!! I am now officially "it," and therefore will now recite my answers to the Liebster Award questions that Grace from Don't You Know that I'm Singing has asked. (The Liebster Award is simply a thing that involves a blogger being tagged by another blogger to answer certain questions asked by the second blogger; the first blogger will then answer the second blogger's questions in a blog post of his own, tagging other bloggers to answer his (or her) questions). I hope that all made sense...

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  • 05/12/2018 07:29 AM

Mae Govannen, everyone! Perhaps you have read The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, and can thus remember the chapter “Riddles in the Dark,” where Bilbo plays a riddle game with Gollum in the dark of Gollum's lair, deep within the Misty Mountains. That chapter was always a personal favorite of mine, and the riddles were amazingly hard to guess, evidencing Tolkien's immense and wonderful wit and poetic charm...

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  • 05/10/2018 09:46 AM

I have recently taken a free personality test (on 16personalities.com), which helped me to determine that I am an INFP (otherwise known as “The Mediator,” “The Healer,” or “The Idealist”)...

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  • 02/28/2018 03:28 PM

The title is self-explanatory. ☺ The subject is the Irish Language.

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  • 02/16/2018 02:39 PM

🖋 #1 in a series of posts on the evidence of Tolkien's Christianity.

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  • 12/20/2017 03:59 PM

As a gigantic Tolkien fan and a Christian, I was inevitably confronted by the issue of magic in the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, which have been rendered as motion pictures ever since the early 2000s, and ever since have been some of the most famous and highest-grossing films in the world...

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