Did ‘The Hobbit’ come from ‘The Mabinogion’?

J.R.R Tolkien was a card-carrying fan of all things Welsh. He loved the country, he loved the language, he loved the literature and became somewhat of an expert in it even busying himself working on both translations and… Read More

Dragons in ‘The Mabinogion’

The Mabinogion is a large (for its time) collection of myths/legends from Celtic Wales bundled together with some Arthurian tales and reasonably translated into English by Lady Charlotte Guest in the 19th C. But they were translations of… Read More