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“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…

BRISBANE’S WARG

  Members of The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship are gaining a reputation for their magnificent costumes that are worn for various events in and around Brisbane.  Probably the most outstanding costume is The Warg created by Kelly Hampson and Brendon Ockers. The Warg was inspired by “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”. At events it is worn…

“WORLD’S BIGGEST TOLKIEN/HOBBIT FAN”

“WORLD’S BIGGEST TOLKIEN/HOBBIT FAN” By Yavanna Kementari. A Google search recognises Brisbane based Peter Kenny as one of the “World’s biggest Tolkien/Hobbit fans”. https://www.google.com.au/#q=world’s+biggest+Tolkien+fan Peter is a kindred spirit who aims to share his wonderful knowledge of the Tolkien Universe through presentations, stories, songs and his many and varied resources.   He is currently seeking sponsors,…

The Road to Middle-earth – A profile of Peter Kenny

The Road to Middle-earth. Peter Kenny, who has been reading and studying J.R.R.R Tolkien’s writings for several years, has become a creative and innovative Middle-earth presenter, collector and exhibitor. “The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if…

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

  John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a major scholar of the English language, specialising in Old and Middle English. Twice Professor of Anglo-Saxon (Old English) at the University of Oxford, he also wrote a number of stories, including most famously The Hobbit (1937) and The Lord of the Rings (1954-1955), which are set in…