Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Fionavar Book Cover Cakes

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You might be reading too much GGK if…

You have contact lenses in a dozen different colors, and change them according to your mood. You keep trying to persuade your S.O. to wear an earring and recite poetry… or wear a cat-mask and carry a leash. For three … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Survival in Fionavar

by Mabry Slemmons. Fionavar is a dangerous place. People die there at an astonishing rate. Here are a few tips to increase your chance of survival, and also decrease the number of dreadful things that happen to you: Be serious, … Continue reading

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Fionavar Casting Couch

  Round about the year 1995 some folks who until that moment had been mere fans of Kay’s work were drawn together by this common interest to become friends and as it were to also attempt to cast the Fionavar … Continue reading

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The Dictionary of Imaginary Places

This is the witty, mock-travelogue entry on Fionavar in The Dictionary of Imaginary Places, by Alberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi. Reprinted with kind permission. map by Sue ReynoldsClick for larger map FIONAVAR, a land of undetermined location. At present, barring … Continue reading

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Fun Stuff!

This section features some slightly more irreverent looks at GGK’s works and worlds, as well as some plain old fun. The Dictionary of Imaginary Places From Middle-Earth to Wonderland, The Dictionary of Imaginary Places, by Alberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi, … Continue reading

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Map of Fionavar

Map by Sue Reynolds

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Fun Stuff: GGK’s Note

Actually, Philosophers’ Walk is much-tamed from the way it was in my day – for a good reason. It was much darker at night, more secluded, with grassy mounds that added greatly to the sense of mystery and sequestered space … Continue reading

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Summer Tree Quiz (easy)

The Summer Tree Quiz (Level: Easy) Thanks to Elena for contributing this quiz! Check Your Answers Click here to do The Summer Tree Quiz – Advanced level!

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Summer Tree Quiz (hard)

Summer Tree Quiz (hard)   The Summer Tree Quiz (Level: Hard) Thanks to Elena for contributing this quiz! Check Your Answers

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Gateway to Fionavar

Elizabeth Dolin

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Gateway to Fionavar, A Photographic Travelogue

by Julie C. Hollar, photos by R. Darrow Bernick. Julie is a freelance writer/composer from Detroit, and met Darrow during a musical theater production, at which point he introduced her to The Fionavar Tapestry. Darrow is a web developer, also … Continue reading

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A Review with a Difference!

Here’s a bit of light relief for all you readers out there who know and love Tigana. There’s an interesting little feature known rather appropriately as ‘babelfish’ (check it out!). Basically, it translates pages that you send it into a … Continue reading

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The Dictionary of Imaginary Places

This is the witty, mock-travelogue entry on Fionavar in The Dictionary of Imaginary Places, by Alberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi. Reprinted with kind permission. MAP by Sue Reynolds (click for larger version)   FIONAVAR, a land of undetermined location. At … Continue reading

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Gateway to Fionavar – Bloor Street

Bloor Street

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