Tag Archive: News

Netherlands Newspaper Article

In October I attended The Tolkien Shop’s 25th Anniversary in Leiden, Netherlands. The shop is owned by my good friend Rene Van Rosenberg. From a newspaper in the Netherlands: 25 Years of Hobbits and Elves. The Tolkien Shop: still successful thanks to one author. PHOTO CAPTION: According to folklore Hobbits like bright colours. That is…

Conventions and Events

During the last couple of months I have visited some wonderful events both here and abroad. On the 23 of September I made my way to Oxford to attend the Tolkien Society’s three day Oxonmoot. This was a great weekend with a variety of events enjoyed by the members in attendance. Talks and presentations were…

Maddie’s Hobbit Hole

This unique hand-made miniature Bag End hobbit hole has been acquired by The Fortinbras Proudfoot Esq. Foundation from its creator Maddie Chambers. It is a replica from the Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring movie and is simply amazing. Maddie’s Hobbit Hole is one of the most extraordinary hand-made collectibles I have ever…