I've tried talking with John Tolkien but it seems there's no point.
His religious views have become ever more important to him in trying to understand the world he's now in.
He doesn't understand how people from different times could be talking with him and it was even more confusing when other people he's met have complimented him about the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films.
To him it's 1973 and he keeps saying he wishes to go up to Heaven and meet his wife again. He repeatedly recites religious verses in Latin - it's very hard to talk with him. He's disappointed I don't understand spoken Latin - I can read a bit but I've forgotten so much it since my teenage years. He was even more disappointed I'm actually Church of England, not Roman Catholic, and that I don't understand this strange place either.
Let's face it, this place is certainly very different - even beyond the high fantasy in his novels.
Hmm? What was that you said?
Oh, yeah well 'high fantasy' are books like 'Lord of the Rings'. Tolkien feels he's trapped in a present day fantasy. To be honest with you I think He's got a point.
No - don't disturb him. He's praying. To be honest I hope we do get his wishes because I really didn't know what to do now.
We need to find that necklace in 1955. Maybe it'll help us. It might a bit of yo-yoing to different times to here and to whenever but I know we'll eventually get to 1955.
Okay let's hold hands and close our eyes. I'm keeping my fingers crossed with my other hand.