Monthly Archives: January 2012

Views, Information and Poetry.

Views on THE HOBBIT Movie: Recently a number of people have asked questions about The Hobbit Movies. One concern expressed is how faithful will the Movies be to the original book. My view expressed here is only conjecture and piecing together all information I have seen and read on the net. The Hobbit was published…

Tauriel, Auditions, Barrels and Treasures.

Tauriel a female Elven Warrior, Auditions, Barrels and Treasures. Proudfoot’s treasures on the road? Proposals are underway to bring parts of Proudfoot’s collectibles to different centres for display. It is hoped that items from his collection, including The Hobbit Hole, A Miniature Bag End will be on display at different venues and major events, maybe…

Collecting and other Interesting Links:

Today we take a look at a number of interesting articles. What collecting means to Proudfoot. JRR Tolkien snubbed by 1961 Nobel jury. The Difference between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. To Illustrate or Not to Illustrate Welcome to Middle Earth…New Zealand. How writers’ fictional worlds have colonized real life.   EIGHT…

Hobbit Hole, Movies and Song.

Hobbit Hole, Movies and Song. The Hobbit Hole to travel?                 Mr Proudfoot is on a Quest to achieve a major goal. He wants to take The Hobbit Hole overseas. He is very busy, setting goals, creating links and searching for sponsors. If you can help, let us…

THE HOBBIT…WE CAN’T GET ENOUGH!

THE HOBBIT…WE CAN’T GET ENOUGH! The last four weeks has been an exciting time for this Hobbit and all fans of The Hobbit. It all started with a visit to New Zealand, including the Hobbiton Movie Set outside Matamata, other movie locations in the North Island and a number in and around Wellington.    …

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH…PART FIVE:

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH: NEW ZEALAND, NORTH ISLAND, DECEMBER 2011. PART FIVE: Thursday: December 22nd …Zealandia, Bays, Beaches and Fellowship. After a day full of Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit highlights, today would would have a  much different focus. The day started once more with a hearty breakfast, then it was off to Zealandia, the…