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The Story Behind...

The story behind each my works of art...I will share a new post every week 

One of Tolkien's inspirations...

I have always been a big fan of Tolkien and his work, I read the hobbit countless times as a child and have read the lord of the rings books more times than I can remember - far far better than the films I may add. 

So I knew I had to take a walk around an area that inspired Tolkien as a child - the woods surrounding Sarehole Mill in Birmingham. 
He likened the Shire to the area surrounding this mill and the woods surrounding the mill shows you why they fed Tolkiens imagination. 

 

It was during the autumn I went, and enjoyed a walk all around the surrounding woods and to Moseley bog  - a stunning place to visit especially if you are a Tolkien fan. 

 I took my crystal orb with me as it looks like the Palantirs from the film to get some cool photos with

I took my crystal orb with me as it looks like the Palantirs from the film to get some cool photos with

Sadly when I went the Mill itself wasn't open but I am sure I will visit again at some point 

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Have you ever been to a place that inspired one of your favourite books or films? 

As always, thanks for reading and if you would like to check out my gallery of prints for your home or office they are here 
 

Neil