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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-30-2022, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Mithalwen
I was nine and I had to go and buy the book with...

I was nine and I had to go and buy the book with my pocket money to find out how it ended as I missed the last episode. This inspired Father Christmas to get me the Lord of the rings that year but...
Forum: The Books 07-28-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Mithalwen
Absolutely. I feel quite bereft. He had that rare...

Absolutely. I feel quite bereft. He had that rare ability to get to a childís level without talking down to them.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-28-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Mithalwen
I watched the Railway Children about a week ago...

I watched the Railway Children about a week ago which is a true classic and I also have a deep affection for the Wimbledon but that Jackanory (which I have on CD somewhere Was the most significant...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-28-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Mithalwen
Bernard Cribbins has died

Amongst his many roles he played Bilbo in the BBC Jackanory adaptation of the Hobbit and is consequently responsible for me developing a love of Tolkien. He was the voice of my childhood and...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-23-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,304
Views: 667,746
Posted By Mithalwen
I have to imitate a notable hobbit and say ďThag...

I have to imitate a notable hobbit and say ďThag you vey buchĒ Turns out you donít need Covid to blight a birthday when you have really high pollen counts. :rolleyes: But one of the few perks given...
Forum: The Movies 04-21-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,944
Posted By Mithalwen
Ah Midsomer murders - set in idyllic villages...

Ah Midsomer murders - set in idyllic villages with ridiculously high murder rates. This early outing by Bloom does foil the usual rule of thumb that the most famous actor is the killer.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-06-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4,304
Views: 667,746
Posted By Mithalwen
Happy Birthday my cub , love from neglectful...

Happy Birthday my cub , love from neglectful Mamamith
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-04-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By Mithalwen
It really is, especially since it is being...

It really is, especially since it is being rescued by those who love it.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-04-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By Mithalwen
Lamb and Flag saved by Inklings!

From the St Johnís college website good news for those who love Tolkien and old school pubs. I have met several Downers here as well as being a haunt in student days.

ďOxfordís historic Lamb &...
Forum: The Books 08-04-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,963
Posted By Mithalwen
Ooh something to look forward too- I love...

Ooh something to look forward too- I love Unfinished Tales perhaps best of all, which I know is a bit silly as it is dependent on the main texts but I love the minutiae and exploring vistas.
...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-29-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 107,654
Posted By Mithalwen
I am in occasional contact with Anguirel via...

I am in occasional contact with Anguirel via Facebook . Not dead thankfully but does have a grown up life now. I imagine this is case for many of these who joined as teenagers
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-23-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,304
Views: 667,746
Posted By Mithalwen
Thank you! Having a quiet day as recovering from...

Thank you! Having a quiet day as recovering from sinusitis- double jabbed against Covid but picking up all the other bugs I havenít been exposed to as world opens a bit! Hope to be less treeing this...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-24-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12,160
Views: 826,425
Posted By Mithalwen
Hello and Farewell for F Fare & well?

Hello and Farewell for F Fare & well?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-21-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,304
Views: 667,746
Posted By Mithalwen
Belated Happy Birthday Kitty!

Belated Happy Birthday Kitty!
Forum: Quiz Room 02-06-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12,160
Views: 826,425
Posted By Mithalwen
After a bit of digging I have found out that the...

After a bit of digging I have found out that the horn burg was built on the horn rock.
Forum: Quiz Room 02-06-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12,160
Views: 826,425
Posted By Mithalwen
Is 15 Stone Gate? The second gate into Gondolin?

Is 15 Stone Gate? The second gate into Gondolin?
Forum: The Books 02-05-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,932
Posted By Mithalwen
No, no, no. They met in the pub. The ancient Pub...

No, no, no. They met in the pub. The ancient Pub name ďThe bear and ragged staff ď is evidence of this being a corruption of Beorn and Radagastís staffĒ. The bear and Ragged Staff is also the crest...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-31-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12,160
Views: 826,425
Posted By Mithalwen
Yes but I didnít get the step in things. I...

Yes but I didnít get the step in things. I dismissed beacons as it didnít begin with E:rolleyes:
Forum: Quiz Room 01-31-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12,160
Views: 826,425
Posted By Mithalwen
Waves at beloved but neglected cub. I am...

Waves at beloved but neglected cub. I am currently furloughed so have a bit more time. A ranga if I remember aright is a Numenorean stride and unit of measurement . But clearly way off track
Forum: Quiz Room 01-31-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12,160
Views: 826,425
Posted By Mithalwen
Is the step part ranga? I have been playing about...

Is the step part ranga? I have been playing about with that and crackling and getting nowhere but canít tet it out of thick skull
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-03-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,304
Views: 667,746
Posted By Mithalwen
To the Professor

To the Professor
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-13-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,151
Views: 777,518
Posted By Mithalwen
Hi, I have recently been adopted by very much non...

Hi, I have recently been adopted by very much non identical twin kittens. They donít have Tolkien names unfortunately as I work with their motherís person and got too used to their original names.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-06-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,304
Views: 667,746
Posted By Mithalwen
Happy Birthday to the wise and wonderful...

Happy Birthday to the wise and wonderful Galadriel 55. Mama-Mith xxxx
Forum: The Books 10-20-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,380
Posted By Mithalwen
Merry is my favourite. More to him than first...

Merry is my favourite. More to him than first meets the eye with a bit more sense than Pippin bothering to look at maps and with his later interest in etymology and herblore
Forum: Quiz Room 06-27-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12,160
Views: 826,425
Posted By Mithalwen
Last one, the dwarves of yore made mighty...

Last one, the dwarves of yore made mighty smells/spells?
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