Monthly Archives: July 2013

AN EVENING IN MIDDLE-EARTH

An invitation from Fortinbras Proudfoot to An Evening in Middle-earth. Many now are the years I have travelled into the pages of Tolkien’s Middle Earth and thought it be the time to share a little of my experiences with friends and acquaintances. Gathered around the table one evening at supper time with like-minded hobbits, we…

SHIRE NOTES

The Shire, Home of the Hobbits. The Shire was a fertile and well-tilled part of Arnor, but deserted during the waning days of the Kingdom when it was known as the splinter-realm of Arthedain. Where the Shire was had been the King’s hunting grounds. The Hobbits got official permission from King Argeleb II  to settle the…