Tag Archive: Mr. Proudfoot

Proudfoot on ABC 1

ABC1 – 1:00pm Saturday, June 09 2012 Peter presents his Tolkien collection. About The Program: Featuring a collector of Tolkien’s books and memorabilia; a man hooked on anything with the Land Rover name; and an exquisite collection of Japanese dolls ranging from Cherry Blossom dolls to paper dolls. R.S.V.P. – Peter Ph: 3354 2495/Mob: 0437353254 or…

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…

A Short Story of Proudfoot’s Collection:

Proudfoot first found Professor Tolkien’s wonderful world of Middle-earth in 1976. It began with the finding of the Great Book. Three were found in a bookstore, hardbacks, newest and treasured of all at that time. Seven, soon there were, great editions and taking pride of place. And nine, soon nine books were gifted to Proudfoot,…

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…