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Article on Gimli

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Rivendell


Apr 10 2007, 6:18am

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...&in_page_id=1879

Quite an amazing set-up.

Interesting to see that he now lives in New Zealand.


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Tol Eressea


Apr 10 2007, 10:14am

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Very interesting. It seems he is a nice person all the time, and not just to fans.


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Apr 10 2007, 2:07pm

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Oh geez... he ended up in NZ afterall... and a daughter named Maia! That's SO TOLKIEN! ;)

Thank you for this. I love seeing him so happy and blessed. I wish that for all of them!


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Apr 10 2007, 8:03pm

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What a nice man!

Funny that the only English uni I've seen AND attended (UEA, although only for a summer course) is the one he studied at...

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Apr 11 2007, 1:51am

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and he's managed to work it out for all involved. Dealing with a spouse with Alzheimer's is one of the most devastating things that can happen, and if you can't "move on" somehow, it can ruin you emotionally. John R-D has been blessed with a most caring and generous partner!


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Apr 11 2007, 6:42am

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Tol Eressea


Apr 11 2007, 10:19pm

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I always wondered where he went after LOTR. Poor guy, but he seems to be making best of his situation. And I love his daughter's name *g*

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Apr 13 2007, 2:42am

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It gives me a warm feeling and real respect for JRD. I feel his life and his choices shows his heart and a man well chosen for the roll of Gimli.

"Tolkien, like Lewis, believed that, through story, the real world would become a more magical place, full of meaning. We see its patterns and colors in a fresh way. The recovery of a true view of the world applies both to individual things, like hills and stones, and to the cosmic - the depths of space and time itself. For in sub-creation, in Tolkien's view, there is a "survey" of space and time. Reality is captured on a miniature scale. Through stories like The Lord of the Rings, a renewed view of things is given, illuminating the homely, the spiritial, the physical, and the moral dimensions of the world."

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