In the depths of Grey Haven’s Palantir

I know it has been a long time since I’ve posted here, so by way of explanation, here is what I’ve been up to:

The Grey Havens Group

We promised you a post about the Grey Havens Group’s Palantir meetings. Now, on the final day of this wonderful Tolkien week, we give you blogger ilverai’s account of how the love of Tolkien transcends distance. Ilverai conceived of, organized and leads the Grey Havens Group Palantir meetings and he designed the stunning logo that you see below. Thank you, ilverai, for being a vital member of our Fellowship!

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‘You’re reading that again? Don’t you get tired of it?’

As a Tolkien fan, I cannot tell you how many times I have heard these two questions. I am sure they pop up in most fandoms in a variety of forms, but the same thread connects them all: why do we spend so much time reading and discussing what appears to be a mere book, television show or movie which for the layman is enjoyed once and set aside, perhaps to…

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