Happy Tolkien Week and an early happy Hobbit Day, friends!*
Did you know that the Dwarves of Middle-earth drew maps with East at the top? Thrór’s Map is a great example, with lots of Old English runes to boot! I spent some time examining the great red dragon Smaug, but I was fascinated most of all by the moon-letters. Do you think these moon-letters could help me find a stash of neverending dandies?
* Hobbit Day, aka the birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins and the day that determines when Tolkien Week is, is actually tomorrow, Sept. 22. We are celebrating a day early because we have some other special photos lined up for tomorrow!