Tag Archive: Gandalf

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… 2

Through poverty, abandonment and a range of other causes, many children don’t have the opportunity to be exposed to reading and quality reading material. Proudfoot’s goal is to enhance children’s education through literacy. Hobbit Notes: The Shire: By 1630 TA almost all of the Hobbits of Middle-earth could be found in the Shire, which they…

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…