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Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of the Barrow-wight

Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of the Barrow-wight

“When he [Frodo Baggins] came to himself again, for a moment he could recall nothing except a sense of total dread. Then suddenly he knew that he was imprisoned, caught hopelessly; he was in a […]

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Feast Week, Day 6: The Feast of Tom Bombadil (Night 2)

Feast Week, Day 6: The Feast of Tom Bombadil (Night 2)

Having taken both Tom Bombadil feast nights, I wanted to switch up the second meal with something that incorporated a lot of the ingredients while keeping it in a different vain from the previous meal. For […]

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Feast Week, Day 5: The Feast of Tom Bombadil

Feast Week, Day 5: The Feast of Tom Bombadil

This year I chose to do both Tom Bombadil feast nights because I liked the idea of challenging myself to make two separate amazing meals. The Bombadil feast nights are one of my favorites. It […]

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Feast Week, Day 4: Farmer Maggot’s Feast

Feast Week, Day 4: Farmer Maggot’s Feast

Welcome to day 4 of Feast Week! In The Lord of the Rings, September 25 is the day the hobbits arrive at Farmer Maggot’s. “In a short while fourteen sat down to eat. There was beer […]

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Feast Week Day 3: The Feast of Gildor

Feast Week Day 3: The Feast of Gildor

The third day of Feast Week  brings us to The Feast of Gildor. The hobbits are continuing their journey to Bree and are feeling scared after their first encounter with a black rider: but then […]

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Aidan Turner Returns to TV

Aidan Turner Returns to TV

Aidan Turner fans in the US and Australia are in for a treat this Sunday (25 September) as Aidan returns to our TV screens in his period drama Poldark. The show is in its second […]

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Feast Week, Day 2: Sleeping Outdoors

Feast Week, Day 2: Sleeping Outdoors

‘ When they had walked for about three hours they rested. The night was clear, cool, and starry, but smoke-like whisps of mist were creeping up the hill-sides from the streams and deep meadows. Thin-clad […]

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Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday

Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday

Happy Hobbit Day! September 22, it’s a grand day and holds a lot of meaning for Tolkien fans around the world as both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins share their birthday today. This also marks the […]

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Happy Hobbit Day!

Happy Hobbit Day!

While many around the world will be celebrating the first day of Autumn this September 22, those of us whose hearts dwell in Middle-earth regard it as a day of special magnificence. Both Bilbo and […]

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TOLKIEN: The Musical

TOLKIEN: The Musical

As someone who is a massive fan of J.R.R. Tolkien and musical theatre, you can imagine how excited I felt when I saw that there was a musical production all about the Professor! The musical, TOLKIEN, was conceived […]

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