Dimitra Fimi – J.R.R. Tolkien’s Christmas letters to his children bring echoes of Middle-earth to the North Pole
Like parents the world over,
J.R.R. Tolkien dedicated considerable time and effort
to making Christmas a joyful time for his young children.
Yet this was a man whose rich imagination brought to life
an entire world with thousands of years of legendary history;
described different orders of creatures, wars and battles;
even invented languages.
So inevitably, his family traditions were something rather special. […]