Songs for Middle-earth VII: a collection of songs inspired by Tolkien’s Middle-earth, featuring tracks from Maleficent, Battlestar Galactica & The Elder Scrolls Online. Listen here

there and back again


Moving out of the apartment

Close up parts of the map of Middle Earth

make me choose
magdakon asked: westeros or middle-earth

littlemapi asked: Middle Earth or Hogwarts

“Faërie contains many things besides elves and fays, and besides dwarfs, witches, trolls, giants, or dragons; it holds the seas, the sun, the moon, the sky; and the earth, and all things that are in it: tree and bird, water and stone, wine and bread, and ourselves, mortal men, when we are enchanted.” 

― J.R.R. Tolkien, On Fairy-Stories

LOTR Alphabet - J.R.R Tolkien

If you really want to know what Middle-earth is based on, it’s my wonder and delight in the earth as it is, particularly the natural earth.

J.R.R. Tolkien’s personal dust-jacket cover design of ‘The Return of the King’ (drawn in the 1950’s), used for the 50th anniversary edition.