Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Road to Middle-earth – A profile of Peter Kenny

The Road to Middle-earth. Peter Kenny, who has been reading and studying J.R.R.R Tolkien’s writings for several years, has become a creative and innovative Middle-earth presenter, collector and exhibitor. “The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if…

BTF Meeting Minutes: May 20th 2012

Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship Meeting, May 20th. Greetings to All. We had a very pleasent meeting of the Fellowship on Sunday, at Coffee Club Milton. An enjoyable couple of hours were spent talking about all things Hobbit, sharing the latest Tolkien news, our experiences, our travels, and lunching on the Coffee Club’s delicious fare. Even a…

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

  John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a major scholar of the English language, specialising in Old and Middle English. Twice Professor of Anglo-Saxon (Old English) at the University of Oxford, he also wrote a number of stories, including most famously The Hobbit (1937) and The Lord of the Rings (1954-1955), which are set in…

BTF Meeting: May 20th 2012

BRISBANE TOLKIEN APPRECIATION ASSOCIATION MEETING Join Fellow Fans of Professor J.R.R. Tolkien’s Works at our Next Meeting. The meeting format: Turn up, greet, get acquainted, buy coffee and cake, And catch up on all Tolkienish things. Please bring along anything you would like to share. Discussions and Readings of Tolkien’s Works News and Views on…

Part Three: The Dragons of Middle-earth

 The Third Age. THE COLD DRAKES OF THE NORTH     After the First Age there remained in the barren wastes above the Grey Mountains, examples of the true cold-drakes who had no fiery breath. Although they possessed no fiery breath, these Dragons were great in stature and fearsome creatures to behold. Late in the…

Proudfoot’s Dragons: Part Two

MEETING BRISBANE TOLKIEN APPRECIATION ASSOCIATION 1:00 p.m. Sunday, May 20                                                                            See below for details        …