Category Archives: Poems and Stories

Merry Christmas from The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship

The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship and The Fortinbras Proudfoot Esq. Foundation wish all our friends in Brisbane and around the world a safe and happy Christmas with their family and friends. Hobbit Yule. The Hobbits of the Shire did not have a Christmas celebration but did celebrate a two day holiday at this time of the…

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…

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…

PROUDFOOT POEMS AND STORIES

Proudfoot writes poems inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s stories of Middle-earth. The poems are often written about characters from the stories and are readily recognisable to those who are familiar with the stories. Others are inspired by people met and places visited. Below are two of Proudfoot’s stories in verse form. Please read these and feel…