Tag Archives: Lord of the Rings

From the Bottom of the World: Adventures in New Zealand (Part Five)

(Originally published November 11th, 2009) If you are living on the west coast of USA and reading this posting, you are reading the writings of a man from the future. I’m exactly 21 hours ahead of pacific time in America. … Continue reading

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From the Bottom of the World: Adventures in New Zealand (Part Four)

(Originally published November 10th, 2009) I stuck my head out of a hobbit hole today. After leaving Auckland, I was at the film location for “The Shire” in the Lord of the Rings movies which is outside of Matamata. The … Continue reading

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There and back again with “The Hobbit”

Published in September 1937, J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” would probably have to rank as one of the best of all fantasy novels. Probably. I don’t often read the fantasy genre (perhaps I should explore more) so I cannot be a … Continue reading

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