Hi there! If you never knew, you'll be surprised to know that Tolkien had quite an impact on the metal music genre, whether he liked the genre or not. I doubt he ever expected this to happen though. While this is not my go-to genre, it is a favourite for my girlfriend and thanks to … Continue reading Top 5 Tolkien Metal Bands
Tolkien Reading Day 2023
Hi there! The year has been a spectacular exploration of J.R.R. Tolkien's work and various adaptations for me so far. It just so happens that there's an annual event called Tolkien Reading Day that is held on the 25th of March (today!) every year, marking the precise date on which the One Ring was destroyed. … Continue reading Tolkien Reading Day 2023
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) – In Concert
Hi there! This has been a long time coming and one of the main triggers to my 2023 Tolkien fever. My girlfriend and I, with a couple of other friends, got our tickets months ago for an in-concert viewing of the third and final installment in director Peter Jackson's beloved The Lord of the Rings … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) – In Concert
A Year of Roars and Echoes
Hi there! As you can deduce from the title of this post, this month marks the one-year anniversary of this blog! It has, however, been almost 8 years that I've been doing this. Come to think of it, that's crazy... Roars and Echoes remains my solo adventure into the blogging world and I am beyond … Continue reading A Year of Roars and Echoes
Blogging: Why Are Reviews So Unpopular?
Hello, You! 😁 As a book blogger who mostly focuses on posting reviews out of sheer love of writing them, I have seen many wonders throughout the years why their reviews always seem to be the least popular posts that they'd have on their blog. It's a legitimate question, after all. You'd think that reviews … Continue reading Blogging: Why Are Reviews So Unpopular?
Blogging: Who Do You Follow?
Hello, You! 😁 Sometimes we forget that blogging is a pretty social activity (do we really?). While some might endeavour to turn their blog into their own intimate little corner of the blogosphere, the mere fact that their domain is public makes it inevitable for potential human (and sometimes artificial intelligence) encounters. However, most people … Continue reading Blogging: Who Do You Follow?
5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Blogging
HELLO, you! 😁 Would you look at that? It has been exactly five years since my first post on this blog. When I started writing reviews, I never thought it would bring me anything more than an additional hobby among others where I can put into words my thoughts and feelings for things that no … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Blogging
My Monthly Anticipation | March 2020
Hello ladies & gentlemen, Who doesn't love the anticipation of new releases and things that they plan on doing? Every month there seems to be something new and exciting ready to hit the market for our consumption. Being ready to embrace them with open arms is all we can really do. To showcase this, I'll … Continue reading My Monthly Anticipation | March 2020
Should You Take a Break From Blogging?
Hello ladies and gentlemen, It seems like you have clicked on an article posing a very interesting question that has maybe crossed your mind a couple of times in the past. Or maybe you have just seen a couple of other individuals out there who contemplate such a question on a daily basis. It is … Continue reading Should You Take a Break From Blogging?
Blogging: Quality, Quantity or Something Else?
Hello ladies and gentlemen, Here is something that often crosses the mind of every active blogger out there: “Should I focus more on quality rather than quantity or the other way around?” Scouring the virtual world for the past five years looking for bloggers with similar tastes has brought me to realize that everyone has … Continue reading Blogging: Quality, Quantity or Something Else?