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Eä Tolkien Society April 2017 Meeting Notes

by Hawke published May 19, 2017 11:16 AM, last modified May 19, 2017 11:16 AM
Many thanks to Brian Huseland, the Eä Tolkien Society Secretary, for the meeting notes. See you all at our next society meeting! Remember that May's meeting will be at a different location: Garland Rocket Bakery.

Herewith these notes are presented by yours truly, The Secretary.

1. Brian read notes from March.
2. Welcome to Chris, a new member of the Tolkien Society.
3. Beren and Luthien will be released on a new date of June 1, 2017.
4. Geek and Sundry is sponsoring an international tabletop day April 29.
5. Tolkien Gaming News Update from Hawke. May 2-7 touring Western Washington.
6. Chris made comments regarding Tolkien and technology... he was versus heavy industry not against technology as such.
7. Discussion of Hawke's paper on trees.
8. Hawke mentioned Amon Hen 264, events coming up for example Oxonmoot on September 21-24.
9. Send photos to Amon Hen of our activities... various news.
10. The Shire of Montana is still for sale. https://www.google.com/m?q=shire%20of%20montana&safe=active

11. Airbnb hobbit hole. https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/8794484

http://inhabitat.com/washington-hobbit-hole-is-the-first-of-three-in-an-off-grid-shire/

12. What is a hygge? http://hyggehouse.com/hygge

13. Hawke read Ch. 13 of Michael Martinez' Understanding Middle Earth. The time before the Numenoreans. "The whole of Middle-Earth was Morgoth's ring."

14. Letter 137 to Rayner Unwin.
Topics:
Lord of the Rings publishing delayed.
Maps, reference to Letter 131.

15. We finished our discussion, and since we ran out of time, we mentioned our next date for Tolkien Society: Saturday, May 20th, from 1 to 3 pm.

Respectfully submitted by the secretary,
Brian Huseland

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