Tolkien and Ableism

There’s nothing quite like getting the impetus to write down thoughts that you’ve been mulling over for a month. This is especially true when that impetus comes out of a painful and alienating conversation about your favourite author with one of your favourite groups of people. That Tolkien might have some dodgy ableist stuff in … Continue reading Tolkien and Ableism

Um, hi?

24 hours ago, I was about to start at my first ever Oxonmoot. 22 hours ago I was sitting watching a webinar panel about diversity in Tolkien - the initial focus was racial diversity and experience both of Tolkien texts and fandom, but there was also a thread happening about disability in Tolkien in the … Continue reading Um, hi?