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Gazetteer of Middle-earth, Chapter 1: Introduction

In this introductory chapter of her Gazetteer of Middle-earth, Galhdi explains her reasons for compiling this work, to provide a guide for the traveler that as yet no one else has gathered into a single volume. She sets out her plans for documenting one small part of Middle-earth in detail on each page of the tome.

Laurelin Art Of The Month - July


To celebrate our Creative Community, each month the Laurelin Archives will showcase artwork and images created by the people of Laurelin. Welcome to Lord Elrond's Gallery of Fine Art - The July Exhibition is now open. 


Lord Elrond Gallery Of Fine Art

Lord Elrond Half-elven is pleased to announce the opening of a new Art Gallery on the Laurelin Archives. Each month the Laurelin Archives will feature the many skilled artists on the Archives. Are you  an outstanding artist with a brush?  Do you enjoy taking beautiful screenshots? Show Lord Elrond and the world your work. 


A Great Royal Wedding

And Frodo when he saw her come glimmering in the evening, with stars on her brow and a sweet fragrance about her, was moved with great wonder, and he said to Gandalf: ‘At last I understand why we have waited! This is the ending. Now not day only shall be beloved, but night too shall be beautiful and blessed and all its fear pass away!'


Growing Concerns From The North Shire Again

News are reaching us this week  from the village of Dwaling , in the North Shire,  a once renowned lovely hobbit hamlet, famous for the local glass production, in happiest times hobbit glass-blowers used to go down to the beaches of Brandywine River to collect sand for their craft , but there is news of growing unrest in the area.


Spotlight On Middle-Earth : Thranduil's Halls

In a great cave, some miles within the edge of Mirkwood, on its eastern side, there live at this time the greatest King. Before its huge doors of stone, a river runs out of from the heights of the forest, and flows on and out, into the marshes at the feet of the Wooldland Realm, and on still into the Long Lake.


The Light of Hope

In this phial, it caught the light of Eärendil's star, set amid the waters of my fountain. It will shine still brighter when night is about you. May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out. - Galadriel


Middle-Earth Feast - The History Of Ent-Draughts

Have you ever wished to be taller? Most hobbits do, I bet there are also some dwarves out there that would enjoy a few more inches. If you travel to Fangorn Forest, don't forget to visit Wellinghall, home of Treebeard. 



Winter Wonderland and Seasonal Wishes

Tis the Season to make Merry

The last few months have been host to many a gathering in the prelude to the year-end festivities we all so much enjoy. Let us remind ourselves of a few of them from the past few months.

A Month in Laurelin - September 2019

As the month of September progressed, the days began to get shorter and some days a chill could be felt in the air. Many people all over started to prepare for the coming of winter this past month. The community of Laurelin have been busy making their preparations too...