Tag Archive: Bilbo

The Hobbit and Other Notes… 4

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 I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where many path and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say. The Hobbit: 2012 is…

The Hobbit and Other Notes… 3

Let books be your dining table, And you shall be full of delights Let them be your mattress And you shall sleep restful nights. The Hobbit: 2012 is the 75th Anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit. After 75 years it is still one of the most popular fiction stories ever published. The book is one of…

The Hobbit and Other Notes… 1

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ~Charles W. Eliot   Hobbit Notes: 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…

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…