Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Visit to The Hobbit Hole: A Hobbit’s Bedroom

A Hobbit’s Bedroom The bedroom is a delightful room full of items and furniture that make it both cosy and welcoming.  The immediate thing you notice is the comfortable bed with the beautiful patch work quilt and matching pillow on it. Nearby is a fireplace with decorated panels on each side. On the opposite wall…

TOLKIEN READING DAY: MARCH 25.

Proudfoot visits Library to celebrate Tolkien Reading Day. Today Proudfoot heads to the Indooroopilly Library with a copy of “The Hobbit” and other items to share Tolkien Reading Day with interested fans. He is also taking with him new lights to add to The Hobbit Hole, which is currently on display there. After the lights…

A Visit to The Hobbit Hole: A Hobbit’s Bathroom.

A Hobbit’s Bathroom: Leaving the Living Room, you walk back through the Entrance Hall to the next round doorway which leads into the Bathroom.   Opposite to the door is an inviting stone fireplace which keeps the room nice and warm. On the floor you observe a basket of coal, a small rack of fireplace…

A Visit to The Hobbit Hole: The Bag End Living Room.

The Bag End Living Room: As you step into the Living Room you realise you are surrounded by many familiar items, replicas from the Fellowship of the Rings Movie. Directly ahead is an impressive, brown, wooden framed fireplace and on the mantelpiece above are a number of items, including, a clock (yes, Hobbits had clocks-P27,…

A Visit to The Hobbit Hole: The Entrance Hall.

The Entrance Hall: Your stroll around the garden has brought you back to the green front door. You are invited inside and you are all reminded, as you enter Bag End, to remember the doorways are low and you will have to duck as you walk through them. Opening the door, you step into the…

A Visit to The Hobbit Hole: Bilbo’s Front Yard.

A walk through Bilbo’s front yard: You arrive at Bag End’s front gate which has a rural wicker fence on either side of it. On the gate, a well known sign is attached, “No Admittance except on party business.” But as you have been invited to visit, you open the gate and walk in. From…