In anticipation of the release of The Hobbit, Brian the Unipiper rode through Portland on his unicycle in full Gandalf garb while playing "Concerning Hobbits" on the bagpipes.
Here's a view of the Green Dragon Pub at Hobbiton near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand. Originally built as a movie set for The Hobbit trilogy, the bar recently opened to public as a licensed pub in late November. For more info, check out the article over at Noosa News.
Beautiful Pipedream of the Day is a new feature series devoted to showcasing a variety of visual artworks, films, music and literature in the world of surrealism and futurism.
In celebrating the upcoming release of The Hobbit, Utah-based Balloon artist Jeremy Telford turned his family living room into an authentic hobbit hole using 2,600 hand-pumped balloons over three days in about 40 hours of work. If you're curious about the process, be sure to check out the behind-the-scenes video!