Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Dragon’s Hoard:

The following story in verse form was inspired by the writings Of J.R.R. Tolkien. It is the melding of a number of Tolkien’s stories about Dragons to create one story about a dragon. Those who know Tolkien’s stories will readily recognise some similarity to Scatha the Worm, a dragon which terrorised the dwarves and other…

Proudfoot’s Dragons – Part Two

The Dragons of Middle-earth  The First Age. GLAURUNG Glaurung was called the Father of Dragons. He was the First of the Dragons of Morgoth. He was a fire-breathing Dragon, but did not have wings and could not fly. However, Glaurung was of huge size, had great strength and was cunning and malicious. In the First…

Proudfoot’s Dragons.

DRAGONS As there is a much anticipated movie with a Dragon in it, to be released later this year, Proudfoot has opened his Journals to Dragons.  This is a short, informative and descriptive presentation about Dragons, the great creatures of stories and legends.   Part One: Myth and Legend There are many references to Dragons…

Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship Meeting 16/06/2013

Notes from BTF meeting on Sunday, 16th June, 2013.Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship Pyjama Day – June 21st This is a day to publicise the Pyjama Foundation and the great work they do giving reading opportunities to underprivileged kids. Peter Kenny will be reading to kids at Mitchelton School dressed in his pyjamas – any volunteers welcome…

The Pyjama Foundation:

The Pyjama Foundation and The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship.     Our Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship is a group which creates Social Events for fans of J.R.R.Tolkien/The Hobbit/The Lord of the Rings, here in Brisbane. Our non-profit registered company name is The Fortinbras Proudfoot Esq. Foundation.   I met with Bronwyn Sheehan (Founder & Executive Director, The…

WHO IS BARD THE BOWMAN?

  Trevor Wheate (Longshanks), a member of our Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship, gives a comprehensive presentation of Bard the Bowman, his background, his yew bow and the black arrow he used to slay the dragon Smaug. Trevor has given a presentation for a BTF meeting at the Brisbane Central Library on this Subject. Bard was a Northman, the…