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Monthly Archives: February 2017

We’ve got a Tolkien Kind of Love

JRR Tolkien is best known for his books, but before The Hobbit and The Lord of The RIngs, there was Edith Bratt. Both orphans, Edith was Tolkien’s first and only love. This is the story of Ronald and his real life Luthien…

How to Ruin a man: The most jilted lover of the 1700’s

February 1796 “What an extraordinary influence you have over my heart.  Are you Vexed? Do I see you sad?  Are you ill at ease? My soul is broken with grief and there is no rest for your lover. But is there more for me when, delivering ourselves up to the deep feelings which master me, I breathe out upon your lips, upon your heart, a flame which burns me up…” It almost…