Spam? We don't give away spam (or any other kind of food)! - Gazette Issue 6 - 1424 S.R.

O dear, the month of May ended in chaotic situations at the Gazette's Office. Our distributor did not deliver new issues to the usual selling points. All was solved within a day, luckily. We filed a complaint and someone must have seen the error of their ways: Most likely someone seemed to think that we give away freebies with the Gazette in the form of perishable foodstuff (spam). We would never do that, ofcourse! All we want to do is give our readers the latest news on what is going on in the Shire. And that is a freebie in itself, as you do not have to pay for reading it.

Well, I sure am glad this was sorted soon, as I am planning on leaving on a trip out of bounds. I'll be out of bounds for three weeks starting June 16, but the other editors will make sure the Gazette is kept up to date. So it's lazy days for me and my family in a warm environment. Not the Lonelands, no, that is a bit too warm to my liking!

But as you may have noticed...


 19:30Grand Hobbit Summer Rooftop Picnic
More info
 19:30Bard Day Celebration
More info later
    Don't be alarmed when you see only few or no special events here. Obviously, due to Summer Holiday Season few events are being organised. But it's not forbidden! And the Gazette will gladly publish your announcement.


 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar Monument
Bird & Baby Yard Party
Michel Delving, Bird & Baby Inn
July  19:30 Green Dragon Friday
Bywater, Green Dragon Inn
July  19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
July  19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
July 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar monument
July  19:30 Bird & Baby Yard Party
Michel Delving, Bird & Baby Inn
July  19:30 Green Dragon Friday
Bywater, Green Dragon Inn

For more events and information make sure to check the Hobbitcalendar!
All the above times are UK time. To get Servertime subtract 5
  • Grand Hobbit Summer Rooftop Picnic, Sunday 22 July By Lina Willowwood   Joy of joys, the summer is here! And summer means time for food and drink!   Well, so does the rest of the year too, but there’s ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2018, 5:45 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Burrow warming in Bramblebury By Tholpa Undertoe    Miss Tholpa recently moved into a new burrow!  The burrow needs to be properly warmed!  We'll do so Sunday July 8th!   Date: Sunday July 8th  Time ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2018, 2:08 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Giggling Dragon Friday By Pycella Woodberry    It’s time for a comedy night at the Green Dragon! Just don’t laugh at live dragons, and you’ll be fine.    Date: Friday July 6 ...
    Posted Jun 23, 2018, 3:10 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Thirteen: Lucky for some! By Ponso Pondhopper   Thirteen contestants, 362 fish caught and one Supreme Salmon Champion. As in previous years, we met in Brockenborings before wending our way across the Greenfields to the ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2018, 10:33 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Sixth Annual Salmon Run By Ponso Pondhopper   Another year has slipped by and we are ready for the sixth Annual Brandywine Salmon Run! For those new to the graceful art of salmon fishing, I ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2018, 5:31 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Problems getting the Bramblebury Gazette? By Peppy Bristlebrush    It seems, dear readers, that we have a problem getting the Gazette delivered to you.   The distributor is not giving copies to the usual selling points. We ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2018, 4:03 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • The Badgers "Say no to Lotho" rehearsal, Monday 28 May By Lina Willowwood    Lotho Sackville-Baggins is buying up land and properties all over the Shire. We can't let that happen! Imagine a Sackville-Baggins owning half the Shire ...
    Posted May 22, 2018, 7:46 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • No Records Broken, but a Fine Evening’s Fishing By Ponso Pondhopper   As part of the 10th anniversary of Green Dragon Fridays, a short fishing match was held in the fishing hole behind the inn. Eighteen contestants took part ...
    Posted May 7, 2018, 3:55 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • The coronation of the Shire May Queen and King By Janco Bloatfoot     Hmm, I don't usually write for newspapers or write much at all for that matter, so I'll keep it brief.   As I was candidate for ...
    Posted May 6, 2018, 4:43 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • A postcard from Byronbrand By Byronbrand Stepwise   Dear Brambleburians,   I am happy to report that the rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated. But it is true that have not been visiting my ...
    Posted May 7, 2018, 4:03 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
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  • Swans – Food or Menace? By Toadflax Nosely  While it still remains to be seen whether the recent increase in the number of swans frequenting the villages of the Shire is the result of fowl ...
    Posted Nov 12, 2014, 4:04 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • On the various types of flour, their properties, and their many uses By Rosafina Diggle  When you reach intro your pantry for the flour, you will most likely be reaching for barley flour, the most common grain grown and milled in the ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2014, 1:17 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Pondering Potatoes By Rosafina Diggle  Gentle readers, while I am not an expert on the subject of *growing* taters, I am here now to share some of my techniques on *cooking* taters ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2013, 8:28 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Rosafina's Pie-Crust Secrets By Rosafina Diggle    Now, anybody with a bit of hobbit-sense can follow a recipe, and we've all got plenty of that, or at least I should hope so ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2013, 8:30 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Banana strawberry pie This extraordinary banana-strawberry laden pie will make you want to have seconds after elevenses. A special ingredient is the "banana"... a yellow berry from a tree-like herb that ...
    Posted Sep 15, 2012, 8:20 AM by Byronbrand Stepwise
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  • From Bywater to Bag End, A Journey By Brambleblurr   " Happy anniversary ladies and gentle-hobbits !   Before i introduce myself, i'd like to thank amid everyone present, most esteemed Lina for her genuine hard effort, dedication and ...
    Posted May 4, 2018, 4:44 PM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - A hole in one By Ponso Pondhopper   A hole in one   We are but plain and simple folk,   And ‘Hobbits’ be our name;   We have a most congenial look,   And shun heroics and fame ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2018, 11:30 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - The Took Who Married a Fairy By Pycella Woodberry  Roses are red, violets are blue,   And this is a story that might not be true   It’s about a Took who, once in his life,   Loved ...
    Posted Feb 19, 2018, 8:30 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - King and Queen By Simbolo Rumblebelly   What would the night be without the stars?  That we may admire from afar  And what would the day be without the sun?  That it may shine ...
    Posted May 7, 2017, 2:16 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - the Silly Dragon By Pycella Woodberry   The Silly Dragon   Once there was a land far from here   And there, many dragons dwelt   They spat fire and ruled the skies   Hoarded treasures and enjoyed ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2016, 4:17 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - A hill never climbed By Ponso Pondhopper   The other day I took a stroll,  With no particular aim in mind.  To pass some time, my only goal;  Perhaps to see what I could find ...
    Posted May 7, 2016, 2:31 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - The Secret of the Battle of the Greenfields By Hollyberye, a Shire cook    The Secret of the Battle of the Greenfields    When Golfimbul woke this very day He was aching for a Hobbit fray He dragged his hideous ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2016, 1:27 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - the Thing that even Bullroarer fears By Lina Willowwood    the Thing that even Bullroarer fears   A taller lad yer never saw  The stoutest Took in farthings four   A full-size steed he rode with pride   His ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2016, 10:42 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - A Game of Golf By Ponso Pondhopper   A Game of Golf   Bandobras Took was the son of the Thain    The tallest then alive   It was said, of course he could ride a horse   His ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2016, 10:31 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - Ode to the Grand Order By Simbo Rumblebelly   A poem written in honour of the Grand Order's Eigth Anniversary. In a time when there are many bad things going on, it's emphasis is ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2015, 6:30 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
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