What Wood an Elf Do: How to throw an Elven Feast

It’s time for a new category here on Breakfast Second: What Wood an Elf Do. This category will feature a look at the culture and traditions of Middle Earth’s immortal race. We’ll have posts on everything from Elven astronomy to how to write in Tengwar (the Elven script). In this post we’re going to teach […]

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Middle Earth Merrymaking: Elven Midsummer Fest

Tarnin Austa Veren! Joyous Gates of Summer! We’re happy to introduce a new feature focusing on the holidays of Tolkien’s world: Middle Earth Merrymaking! Tarnin Austa, meaning Gates of Summer (or more literally, in Sindarin: “Passage into Summer”) is an elven fest first celebrated by the elves of Gondolin. Tarnin Austa is thought to be […]

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