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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-26-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 453
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Estelyn left the reading room after several...

Estelyn left the reading room after several blissful hours of tales and poetry and was surprised to hear considerable volume coming from the ballroom. It was positively crowded when she walked into...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-25-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 453
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Guests had arrived at the party! It was New...

Guests had arrived at the party! It was New Year's Day in Middle-earth, and that meant lots of stories and poetry to share. Readers gathered in a special room and listeners flocked to hear them...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-25-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Tolkien Tolkien Reading Day today!

Tolkien fans aren't able to get together for live readings of Tolkien's works as usual today, but there is a virtual reading in progress on YouTube - right now, Brian Sibley is reading! It will be...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-24-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 453
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Estelyn beamed at the newcomers, a greeting that...

Estelyn beamed at the newcomers, a greeting that could not lighten the Dark Elf's scowl. This obviously calls for something special, she thought, and I know just the thing.

"Morthoron, you are...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-23-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 453
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
"How wonderful to see both of you!" Esty greeted...

"How wonderful to see both of you!" Esty greeted Lommy and Legate. "The soap is a very timely gift - we are using so much of it at the moment. I do hope that some of our guests will bring some food -...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-23-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 34
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Silmaril Invitation to an Unexpected Party

Dear Wights,

You are cordially invited to attend a party on the Barrow Downs (Announcements and Obituaries) forum! We Downers were experts in virtual celebrations long before this time of social...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-23-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Silmaril Invitation to an Unexpected Party

Dear Wights,

You are cordially invited to attend a party on the Barrow Downs (Announcements and Obituaries) forum! We Downers were experts in virtual celebrations long before this time of social...
Forum: The Movies 03-23-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Silmaril Invitation to an Unexpected Party

Dear Wights,

You are cordially invited to attend a party on the Barrow Downs (Announcements and Obituaries) forum! We Downers were experts in virtual celebrations long before this time of social...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-23-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Silmaril Invitation to an Unexpected Party

Dear Wights,

You are cordially invited to attend a party on the Barrow Downs (Announcements and Obituaries) forum! We Downers were experts in virtual celebrations long before this time of social...
Forum: The Books 03-23-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Silmaril Invitation to an Unexpected Party

Dear Wights,

You are cordially invited to attend a party on the Barrow Downs (Announcements and Obituaries) forum! We Downers were experts in virtual celebrations long before this time of social...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-23-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Silmaril Invitation to an Unexpected Party

Dear Wights,

You are cordially invited to attend a party on this forum! We Downers were experts in virtual celebrations long before this time of social distancing - as a matter of fact, we know...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-23-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 453
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
1420! An Unexpected Vir(tu)al Party

Estelyn unlocked the door to the Barrow Downs' ballroom - long had it been since this hospitable hall had seen guests. Though the air in the hallway outside was reasonably fresh, making obvious that...
Forum: Discussion 03-12-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Oh dear - digging out my fanfiction would bring...

Oh dear - digging out my fanfiction would bring to light the fact that it has been unfinished for many years! I still know where the plot was intended to go, but I doubt that I will take the time to...
Forum: The Books 01-16-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Silmaril Death of Christopher Tolkien

The Tolkienist, Marcel Aubron-Bülles, has posted news from a French newspaper announcing the death of Christopher Tolkien. He is a very reliable source, alas, so this is definitely not just a rumour....
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-07-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,887
Views: 398,777
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Happy New Year to all, and especially to you,...

Happy New Year to all, and especially to you, G55, our most faithful congratulator!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-02-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,271
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Only five weeks to go - who's coming? I've booked...

Only five weeks to go - who's coming? I've booked everything and am right now sewing my costume for the Masquerade. No, I won't divulge what/who it is yet - but you ask if it includes a parody...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 04-21-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 217,314
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Thanks, Boro, for posting about the exhibition...

Thanks, Boro, for posting about the exhibition and the get-together! It's always a pleasure to meet fellow Downers, and the rave reviews of the exhibition make me want to see it very much. NYC is too...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-11-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,779
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
I wasn't able to come to Oxonmoot this year, but...

I wasn't able to come to Oxonmoot this year, but I did manage to attend the German Tolkien Seminar in Aachen in October. Now I'm looking forward to finishing the year with a Tolkienesque bang - the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-11-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 194,579
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
I have definitely become treeish, but this is...

I have definitely become treeish, but this is still a vital piece of home on the internet for me. There are Downs-specific things that splash over into other areas - still being amused over funny...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-11-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,271
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
I'm planning to come and combine two Birmingham...

I'm planning to come and combine two Birmingham events - the Festival of Quilts takes place on the weekend before Tolkien 2019. I look forward to seeing as many Downers as possible! I'm not planning...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-04-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 217,314
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
I wasn't able to be there, but I do happen to...

I wasn't able to be there, but I do happen to know that one of the "werewolf" ladies is named Estelyn! :Merisu:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-17-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,160
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Sting "And then the murders began..."

Here's a little game - add "And then the murders began" after the first sentence in a book. I'll start with this example:
"When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-22-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 125,936
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Dear me, I have become so treeish here that I...

Dear me, I have become so treeish here that I completely missed my 15th death day last month! I may neglect this site, life being what it is, but I will never forget it and the role it has played in...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 09-23-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,498
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Thanks for re-starting this discussion, Lommy and...

Thanks for re-starting this discussion, Lommy and Legate! I'm going to try to join in as much as possible.

I just realized that there's an additional echo back to the first chapter of the Hobbit -...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-14-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,754
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
http://ic.pics.livejournal.com/estelyn_strider/135...

http://ic.pics.livejournal.com/estelyn_strider/13513260/2325/2325_600.jpg

Front row: two dwarflings, Estelyn Telcontar, and Bungo Baggins
Back row: Kath, Aganzir, Hookbill, Guinevere, and Faramir...
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