Christopher John Reuel Tolkien died on 16 January 2020, at the age of 95, in Draguignan, Var, France.
“I know the movies can’t be the books… because I know what’s coming and it’s impossible to fully dramatise on screen what I’m going to write. But I just ask you to be true to the characters; that’s all I care about.” J.K. Rowling
The Lord of the Rings film series consists of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson, based on the novel written by J. R. R. Tolkien. The films are subtitled just like the books as The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Two Towers (2002) and The Return of the King (2003).
J.R.R. Tolkien intended his sub-creation to be inspiring for other artists. And so it is!
There is The Bard, and then there is The Professor.
And thus they rise.
Last Sunday 37 years ago, (Great-) Grandpa Paul passed away in Gütersloh, Germany.
“Look again. There’s a lot more to see.”
The Tree, the Mountains, and beyond.
Recipes in children’s novels: Always worth a try!