Everything you didn't ever want to know about this website, but is interesting to me.
For some reason photos are the most popular part of the site, so who am I to resist the mob.
It seemed like a good idea to make a list of songs I can, or at least could at one point, play on the guitar...
A presentation I gave to the Students of Sustainability Conference on the Interdependence of life.
A short story I wrote based on the book Ringolevio. Originally it was meant to be a script for a short film but that never happened.
The ceremony and speeches from our first wedding celebration in Australia
And here is our London wedding, held in the beautiful Garden Museum in Lambeth London.
I'm planning on writing a book at some point, so this is a place to dump some ideas for what I will talk about. From this I will probably flesh the chapters out into a blog, but work gets in the way of things.
The Silmarillion is the book to which the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit owe their lineage. Tolkien was a great admirer of language, and he invented the realm of Middle Earth partly as a setting for the invention of new dialects he created. It encompasses the ages of Middle Earth well before the setting of the Lord of the Rings when the Gods walked about Middle Earth and the elves were yet to arrive. It tells the story of the Numenoreans from whom Aragorn claims his descent, and their fall from grace and banishment to Middle Earth. It...