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Feb 202018
 

BBC Radio 5

Here is a charming audio recording of Professor Tolkien’s Farmer Giles of Ham which aired in two parts in 1992 on BBC Radio.

“Farmer Giles went home feeling very uncomfortable. He was finding that a local reputation may require keeping up, and that may prove awkward.”  ~ J.R.R. Tolkien, Farmer Giles of Ham Lay your staff here for more »

 February 20, 2018  Posted by at 9:12 am No Responses »
Feb 132018
 

All Things Tolkien

The creative genius of Professor Tolkien will be the focus of a major new exhibition at the Bodleian’s Weston Library and today for the first time the Free Exhibit Tickets are available!

“Summer 2018 may seem a long way off but we wanted to give visitors an opportunity to mark their diaries and make plans to attend this unprecedented exhibition.” ~ Richard Ovenden Lay your staff here for more »

 February 13, 2018  Posted by at 6:30 am No Responses »
Jan 092018
 

Artwork by Tolkien

Professors Tolkien’s vision of the West Gate of Moria with it’s stagnate pool and the vast rock face along the edge of the Misty Mountains.

`There are the Walls of Moria,’ said Gandalf, pointing across the water. `And there the Gate stood once upon a time, the Elven Door at the end of the road from Hollin by which we have come. But this way is blocked.’ ~ J.R.R.Tolkien Lay your staff here for more »

 January 9, 2018  Posted by at 1:58 pm No Responses »
Dec 122017
 

All Things Tolkien

The creative genius of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion author will be the focus of a major new exhibition at the Bodleian’s Weston Library.

“Summer 2018 may seem a long way off but we wanted to give visitors an opportunity to mark their diaries and make plans to attend this unprecedented exhibition.” ~ Richard Ovenden Lay your staff here for more »

 December 12, 2017  Posted by at 7:11 am No Responses »
Nov 212017
 

Bilbo would be proud!

What better way to end Tolkien Tuesday here in Mordor, then by raising a glass for Christopher Tolkien who is celebrating 93 years of life today!

“Roads go ever ever on under cloud and under star, yet feet that wandering have gone turn at last to home afar.”  ~ Christopher Tolkien, The Hobbit Lay your staff here for more »

 November 21, 2017  Posted by at 4:56 pm 1 Response »