Siniaith · Updates

This page lists recent changes to this site, most recent first.

Added a video player that can play any YouTube video with no trackers or ads. Here I describe how to use LeechBlock to make all YouTube videos play in this player.

Listed Zoinx on the conlangs page.
Listed xathmel on the conlangs page.
Added a recipe for cardamom steamed milk to the kitchen, and listed Lāki on the conlangs page.
Added several languages to the conlang list: Erone, Goblin, Tundrian, Tydash, and Yf Rgalin.
Added a page about cookie-free youtube video embeds, and updated all the videos on the site to use them.
Added Ehrinaki to the conlang list.
Added "Thugamar Féin An Samhradh Linn" to the elvish music page.
Added a page about LeechBlock, with the config I'm currently using.
Added Sí Bheag, Sí Mhór to the elvish music page.
Added High Hopes to the elvish music page. This song just perfectly summarizes how I'm feeling rn.
Posted instructions for enciphering English into Gnomish.
Added Fear a Bhàta to the songs that have made me cry page. I also started a list of albums because I felt like the Elvish Music page was getting too unwieldy (and it's too YouTube-dependent). And finally, I've updated my uBlock Origin config with a new filter.
Added After the Love Is Gone to the elvish music page.
Added an Equipment for the Road section to the homepage, with links to some browser extensions I use.
Stumbled across a treasure trove of languages: the website of David J. Peterson. Several of his languages have been added to the conlang list.
Added Amerysk and Euransi to the conlang list.
Added Alarian to the conlang list.
Added Hänäthlîêr to the conlang list.
Added When the Levee Breaks and Sounds of Resueño to the elvish music page.
Added some new videos about the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies.
Added a How to Vegetarian article with some new recipes: Black Bean Chili and Hummus.
Added Morning Jewel to the elvish music page.
Reorganized and restyled the homepage. It took an agonizing few days of trying a bunch of stuff that didn't work, but it's done and I'm super happy with it :D
Added the Cyroman alphabet to the conlang list.
Added Cosmic Love by Florence and the Machine, Cosmic Dancer by T. Rex, and Kiko and the Lavender Moon by Los Lobos to the elvish music page.
Added Duirún to the conlang list.
Added Toki Pona and Lojban to the conlang list.
Added a page about the Calendar of Imladris.
Moved the updates section further down on the homepage. What's already here is, perhaps, more important. If something new warrants top billing, I'll link to it above.
Linked to a Wayback Machine downloader and a website on the Scots language.
Added a philosophy section to the library. Also linked to a paper on the typology of creole languages.
Added Adare to the conlang list.
Added archives of several classic conlangs: Tomoulini Ganmaa, Tsolyani, Vabungula, and Vogu.
Added Clear or Cloudy, Just Trying To Be, and You Go To My Head to the lovesongs page, Hockwold to the elvish music page, and Close to Me to the party playlist.
Lots of updates today. I added a bunch of songs to the elvish music page: Schiarazulla Marazulla, While the Earth Sleeps, Starlight in Daden, and A Sight to Behold. Also added Mowhan and Novial to the conlang list. Many pages (including this one) also received CSS tweaks so they look better on narrow screens.
Combined the Library and Sitemap pages into one, since they seemed to want to grow together. If they look the same to you, don't worry, you're not going crazy ;)
Added Amores Hallarás by Markahuasi to the music page.
Added Ghost Love Score by Nightwish and A Vava Inouva by Idir to the music page.
Added Tlueqto to the conlang list.
Added Griuskant to the conlang list.
Added Tornaysan to the conlang list.
Added a microblog text file to record my random thoughts. Also added “Book of Days” by Enya to the music page.
Added The Garden Path, a page which will direct you to a random awesome website with the push of a button.
More music from the early 2000s: A trance mix with a couple of my faves from 1999–2001 has been added to the party playlist.
Added a couple 2000s-era classics: “My Immortal” by Evanescence is now on the Lovesongs page and Alice Deejay’s “Do You Think You're Better Off Alone” has been added to the party playlist.
Just for the lulz, I restyled the Mirth page after in the early 2000s. Enjoy the nostalgia trip :) I've also added a couple new Google Translate-related videos to that page.
Added “Compendium” by In Gowan Ring to the music page.
There's now an audiobook of The Silmarillion on the Old Tales page.
Added “Kumbin” by Habib Koité to the Elvish Music page.
Added “Elyne Road” by Toumani Diabate to the music page. Also, there's now a sitemap!
My housemate reminded me of the song "Brothers in Arms" by Dire Straits. It's now on the music page
Taxnul is now listed on the conlangs page!
I noticed that a compilation of Nepali songs I'd linked to from the music page had disappeared from YouTube, so I added individual videos of two songs, "Resham Firiri" and "Simsime Pani Ma". Enjoy!
Completely restyled the homepage. I think it's prettier and better organized now, but do let me know if you disagree.
Added “Symudiad Ymddangosol y Lleuad” to the Elvish Music page, and started a compilation of videos related to The Lord of the Rings
Added “Smaointe” and “Tien Fu: Heaven’s Gate” to the Elvish Music page.
  • 2020-05-05: Added Allegri's Miserere Mei, Deus to the Elvish Music page and linked to Solyaris Music on the Neighborhood page.

  • 2020-05-04: Added a compilation of Silvius Leopold Weiss Lute Sonatas to the Elvish Music page.

  • 2020-04-28: Added Sauron and Evil, an essay on the effective design of Dark Lord characters e.g. for fantasy RPG settings.

  • 2020-04-23: Added Brian Eno's New Space Music to the Elvish Music page.

  • 2020-04-12: Added Gethsemane, Visions of Angels, and Closeness to the Elvish Music page.

  • 2020-03-15: Created a new page to house videos on art and architecture, and added Kuolema Tekee Taiteilijan by Nightwish to both the Elvish Music page and the Songs That Have Made Me Cry page. I can't believe I didn't think to include it until now!

  • 2020-03-13: Added the first of a series of audiobooks for the 1001 Arabian Nights to the Old Tales page, and linked to Bytemoth on the links page.

  • 2020-03-08: Added some conlangs and linked to a couple other Neocities sites on the links page.

  • 2020-03-07: Added Dumb Luck to the list of Songs That Have Made Me Cry.

  • 2020-03-05: eggramen made me some buttons! They're on the homepage. The text is Imladris (the Sindarin name of Rivendell) written in tengwar.

  • 2020-03-03: Added Heiemo Og Nykkjen and Songs from the Wood to the Elvish Music page, and A Maid in Bedlam to the Lovesongs page.

  • 2020-02-29: Added songs: Ripoff Raskolnikov's blues rendition of Azt Gondoltam Eső Esik is now on the Elvish Music page and AWOLNATION's The Best is on the party page.

  • 2020-02-26: Added a couple new chapters to my Sindarin Textbook (PDF). It even has a real title now!

  • 2020-02-16: Added Nightforestblack, a new music page exploring some darker stuff that didn't fit the theme of the other pages.

  • 2020-02-06: Added a new kitchen page, featuring a lembas recipe! Also linked to some more conlangs recovered from the Wayback Machine.

  • 2020-02-05: Added Something Just Like This to the party page, and a new Heroes IV OST cover by Dryante to the Elvish music page.

  • 2020-01-31: Added an (abridged) recording of Beowulf in Old English to the Old Tales page, along with my own translation.

  • 2020-01-27: Added Heysátan by Sigur Rós to the Songs That Have Made Me Cry page, and Dream to Me to the Lovesongs page.

  • 2020-01-26: Added a remix of my own concoction, proving that Someone You Loved and Dragostea Din Tea are in fact the same song.

  • 2020-01-23: Added My Heart Goes to the Songs That Have Made Me Cry page, and Come Again to a new Lovesongs page.

  • 2020-01-18: Linked to Viking Society Web Publications from the library page.

  • 2020-01-17: Added Hip Harp to the music page, and Heads Will Roll to the party page.

  • 2020-01-10: Added Ombra and a Nepali folk song compilation to the music page.

  • 2020-01-01: Added Ocean Eyes to the music page.

  • 2019-12-28: linked to Simon Roper's YouTube channel from the neighborhood page.

  • 2019-12-28: Added Angel of Air / Angel of Water to the music page.

  • 2019-12-28: Positioned video titles below the video, for consistency with YouTube (and because I kept clicking on the wrong one >:[ )

  • 2019-12-18: Added Dryante's Heroes IV covers to the music page.

  • 2019-12-12: Added ¿Por Qué No? by Martillo Vago to the party page.

  • 2019-12-09: Added Peter Pringle's recording of a fragment of the Epic of Gilgamesh in Sumerian to the Old Tales page.

  • 2019-12-02: Added songs to the Elvish Music page: An Entanglement of Weeds, Mná na hÉireann, and Lightness: Music for the Marble Palace.