Monthly Archives: January 2014

“WORLD’S BIGGEST TOLKIEN/HOBBIT FAN”… Peter Kenny.

“WORLD’S BIGGEST TOLKIEN/HOBBIT FAN”… Peter Kenny. What makes the World’s biggest Tolkien/Hobbit fan? I remember when I was young sitting on the carpet in class as Mr Kenny told the story of “The Hobbit”, showing us pictures and using different voices for the various characters. A teacher for forty years, Peter Kenny often read “The…

Birmingham’s Middle Earth festival facing the axe

Lord of the Rings fans will have to kick the Hobbit following news Middle Earth looks set to be scrapped. Devotees of J R R Tolkien were stunned this week to discover an event that celebrates the Birmingham author’s fictional creations faces the axe. The Birmingham Mail’s website goes on to say The festival, which…

Watch out Bilbo

You have woken Smaug from the pages of The Hobbit To see more photos of this great piece of art work by Victoria from FarToManyIdeas Tweet

Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship – 2014

  Second Breakfast Club: We cordially invite you to join us at The Coffee Club, Milton to discuss topics about J.R.R. Tolkien’s World. Our first discussion group for 2014 will be on the 26th January, 11:00 a.m. The Topics for discussion are a review of the movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” and The…

The Hobbit (special edition, pre-release)

A special hardcover edition of Tolkien’s The Hobbit is being advertised on Amazon UK for release in September. This will be one for the collectors being a replica first edition and some other special goodies. Amazon UK describes the package like this: This sumptuous gift set contains a replica of the very rare first edition…

What do Hobbits eat for second breakfast?

Have you ever wondered what Bilbo, Frodo, Samwise or the other hobbits eat for second breakfast? Maybe its one of these scrumptious Hobbit Hole Door Sandwich Cookies. Even the name is a mouthful. Chris-Rachael describes her creation as “.. a geektastic take on peanut butter and chocolate sandwich cookies.” The bottom layer is a red velvet…