Graf Falke von Falkenhorst has not received any gifts yet
Those that know me well know that I was taken at an early age by a love of languages inspired by J. R. R. Tolkien. I will never claim to be his equal in philology, but I do love playing around with words and invented languages. Of course such things need worlds to go with them or they are just dead phonemes lying around in large clumps, so I play with sub-creation of fictional worlds and civilizations as well. All of this means nothing in particular, except that I really do need a life. Who…Continue
I find myself wishing I had something interesting to post, other than travelogues of lovely Ruritania, but alas such is not the case. The Muses have abandoned me and I sit alone in my study pondering adventures to Mars and other equally bizarre matters. I have never been a talented writer, so any hope of turning this mass of background material into something more than random scribblings seems a forlorn hope. Oh Ghost of Tolkien, rescue me!
Zähringen (gefürstete Grafschaft Falkenhorst):
The city of Falkenhorst is the seat of the Grafen von Falkenhorst (Counts of Falkenhorst) who rule the region known as Zähringen from their castle the Burg Falkenhorst (Falkenhorst Castle), also known as the Burg Hohenfalkenhorst (High Falkenhorst Castle) from the name of the mountain on which it is situated. The oldest portions of the castle date from the 12th century. Underneath the castle is an extensive complex of ice caverns…